Camp-fire



an outdoor fire for warmth or cooking, as at a camp.
a gathering around such a fire.
a reunion of soldiers, scouts, etc.
a U.S. organization for girls and boys that emphasizes the building of character and good citizenship through work, health, and love; originally founded for girls (Camp Fire girls) in 1910, it is now open to both boys and girls (Camp Fire members)
Historical Examples

The Man of the Forest Zane Grey
A harum-scarum schoolgirl Angela Brazil
The Myths of the North American Indians Lewis Spence
Roosevelt in the Bad Lands H. Hagedorn.
The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume II (of 2) Hazard Stevens
The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid
Katerfelto G. J. Whyte-Melville
The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid
Smoking and Drinking James Parton
The Later Cave-Men Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

noun
an outdoor fire in a camp, esp one used for cooking or as a focal point for community events
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