shell fire

noun (1)

Definition of shell fire

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal, England
: phosphorescence from decaying matter

shellfire

noun (2)

Definition of shellfire (Entry 2 of 2)

: firing or shooting of shells : the explosions from shells

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“Shell fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shell%20fire. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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