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brush fire

noun

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as in wildfire, forest fire

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The first known use of brush fire was in 1850

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brushes (off)

brush fire

brush fires

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“Brush fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brush%20fire. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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