firelight

noun fire·light \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌlīt \

Definition of firelight

: the light of a fire (as in a fireplace)

firelit

play \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌlit\ adjective

Examples of firelight in a Sentence

  1. The firelight gave the room a warm glow.

  2. At night, he read by firelight.

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First Known Use of firelight

before 12th century

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Definition of firelight for English Language Learners

  • : the light produced by a fire in a fireplace, stove, etc.


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