Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Destructive flames; confiagration.

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  • noun Destructive flames; conflagration.

Etymologies

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From scathe +‎ fire. Compare German Schadenfeuer ("fire damage"). See also scarefire.

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  • Conflagration.

    February 1, 2008

  • JM posits that a scathefire is a très bon fire!

    April 10, 2009