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Definition of the noun balefire

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noun - plural: balefires

  1. a large outdoor fire that is lighted as a signal or in celebration
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonym of balefire: bonfire
    • more generic word: fire = the event of something burning


Balefire is a fantasy novel series by Cate Tiernan, the author of the Sweep series. In 2006 the American Library Association picked A Chalice of Wind as one of their notable children's books for that year.


"Balefire" is a book by Nigel Tranter.


Balefire: Lotsvuur is een weefsel van de Ene Kracht in de fictieve boekenreeks Het Rad des Tijds van Robert Jordan.

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Google previewThe Spells Bible (2003)

by Ann-Marie Gallagher

Balefire Spell A balefire is any fire made for magical purposes and therefore eminently suited for burning ingredients assembled for a spell.

Google previewThe Alchemist (1997)

by Ken Goddard

Balefire is a beautiful piece of work." — Dorothy Uhnak, author of The Ryer Avenue Story "Reminiscent of Eric Ambler's love of intrigue, Joseph Wambaugh's feeling for cops, and Ian Fleming's passion for technically sophisticated gadgets.

Google previewThe Literary Panorama, and National Register (1809)

A Review of Books, Register of Events, Magazine of Varieties: Comprising Interesting Intelligence from the Various Districts of the United Kingdom; the British Connexions in America, Africa, the East Indies, the West Indies, Western Asia &c. and from All Parts of the World ...

's quotations are equal to the proof that the balefire is the bon-fire. But the difficulty lies on the bon-fire, and this we are partly inclined to derive from the Saxon bene, bone, a favour, a boon, an occurrence ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

Balefire. — A signal fire to ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Wicca, Witchcraft and Magick (2013)

by Erik Ravenswood

B Balefire - A fire ignited for magical or religious purposes. Much like a bonfire and used outdoors. Bane - Anything that is harmfiil, destructive or evil. Banish - To remove an entity or exorcise something by use of magick. The rid the presence of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)

by Richard Soule

Balefire, n. Beaconfire. Baleful, a. Hurtful, injurious, noxious, mischievous, pernicious, baneful, ruinous, deadly, fraught with evil. Balk, v. a. Disappoint, frustrate, defeat, foil, baffle, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

backfire, balefire, barbed wire, bemire, blow-dryer, bonfire, brushfire, campfire, cease-fire, conspire, crossfire, dehire, desire, drumfire, empire, enquire, entire, esquire, expire, flat tire, for hire, foxfire, grandsire, Greek fire, greenbrier, ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

13 disputed point, matter at issue, vexed question bone up: 4 bone, cram, drum, swot; 5 get up, mug up; 6 swot up; 9 grind away boney: 4 bony bonfire: 8 balefire ...

Google previewBibliophile's Dictionary (2005)

by Miles Westley

Thirteen men stood about the balefire that was kindled before a great altar stone where a crucifix big as life lay broken.'" -Poul Anderson, Three Hearts and Three Lions demerlayk (also dweomerlayk) - n. the practice of the occult arts; magic; ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

quire, shire, sire, Speyer, spier, spire, squire, tier, tire, trier, tyer, Tyre, wire, zaire acquire, admire, afire, Altair, aspire, attire, backfire, balefire, barbed wire, barbwire, bemire, Blantyre, blow- dryer, bonfire, brushfire, bushfire, catbrier, cease-fire, ...

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Small photo of BalefireSmall photo of Fire wood, crest of flame, balefire in natural background.Small photo of A witch on the balefireSmall photo of Fire flames of a bonfire on a black background. Bright hot campfire burning at night. Balefire may be ignited for hiking, pagan, demonic or ancient traditions, natural lifestyle.Small photo of BALEFIRE More...

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Scrabble value of B3A1L1E1F4I1R1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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