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Nov 17, 2009
From Middle English bonefire, bonefyre, banefyre (“a fire in which bones were
burnt”), equivalent to bone + fire. Cognate with Scots banefire (“
May 29, 2011
A large fire built outdoors, as for signaling or in celebration of an event. [Middle English bonnefire : bon, bone; see bone + fir, fire; see fire.] American Heritage® ...
Bonfire definition, a large fire built in the open air, for warmth, entertainment, or
celebration, to burn leaves, garbage, etc., or as a signal. ...
Mar 25, 2015