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  • n. a fire for cooking


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  • Like Les Stroud, Knowles did not need a camera crew with him, but sent dispatches and drawings to the media written with his cookfire charcoal on birch bark.

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  • And the cookfire flames retreated into the soundproof cellar of ashes.

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  • The day of Kudra's fifteenth natal anniversary began like any other, with a predawn bath in the river, followed by prayers to Kali and an offering of clarified butter in the courtyard cookfire.

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  • With that, he dropped to his haunches and set about building a cookfire.


  • She spoke to him as they sat around the small cookfire.

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  • Mudge detached the catch from his waist and tossed the limp forms near the cookfire.

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  • Someone kicked the cookfire awake and sent up a fountain of sparks.


  • Legs himself grabbed a burning branch from the nearest cookfire and headed out toward the circle of waggons.

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  • Even something so obvious as ‘the remains of an ancient cookfire’ might actually have been caused by, say, a forest fire.

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  • She stopped at a stand by the seafront to buy a paper sack of roasted almonds, fresh from the cookfire and covered with raw sugar.

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