Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An alarm of fire.
  • n. A fire causing alarm.
  • n. A house-burning; conflagration; scathefire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alarm of fire.
  • n. A fire causing alarm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fire-alarm.
  • n. A house-burning; a confiagration. Compare scathefire.

Etymologies

From scare +‎ fire. In some senses, alteration of scathefire. (Wiktionary)

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