bale-fyre

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bǣlfȳr; equivalent to bale +‎ fyr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːlfiːr/, /ˈbalfiːr/

Noun[edit]

bale-fyre

  1. bonfire

Descendants[edit]

  • English: balefire
  • Scots: balefire

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