Examples of firelight in a Sentence
The firelight gave the room a warm glow.
At night, he read by firelight.
Recent Examples of firelight from the Web
At night, the family plays music together and reads by firelight — leafing through books one page at a time — before bedding down in the communal tepee.
An awe-inspiring insect goddess – a hunchbacked bug on red stilts – comes towering and tipping and tottering into the firelight, like a mad Kafkaesque advent.
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First Known Use of firelight
before 12th century
FIRELIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firelight for English Language Learners
: the light produced by a fire in a fireplace, stove, etc.
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