Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete An alarm of fire.
  • noun obsolete A fire causing alarm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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