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  • n. Destructive flames; conflagration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Destructive flames; confiagration.

Etymologies

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

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