hostile fire

noun

Definition of hostile fire

: a fire that is not confined in a receptacle specifically made to contain fire used in fire-insurance contracts — compare friendly fire

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“Hostile fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hostile%20fire. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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