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an outdoor fire for warmth or cooking, as at a camp.
a gathering around such a fire.
a reunion of soldiers, scouts, etc.
Contemporary Examples

Yes We Could Have! James P. Othmer March 7, 2010
3 Great Reads for Thanksgiving Taylor Antrim November 24, 2009
Israel’s Inferno Fania Oz-Salzberger December 4, 2010
Atari’s Bankruptcy Filing Ends Videogame Pioneer’s Gradual Decline Winston Ross January 23, 2013
Arizona Fires: Mormons Mobilize to Help Terry Greene Sterling June 10, 2011

Historical Examples

The Tent Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred’s Laura Lee Hope
The Motor Boys Across the Plains Clarence Young
Grace Harlowe’s Overland Riders in the Great North Woods Jessie Graham Flower
The Adventure Girls at K Bar O Clair Blank

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


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