- fire-fight (n.)
- also firefight, 1850, from fire (n.) in the military sense + fight (n.). A fight with guns and firearms (as opposed to hand-to-hand, etc.).
- 1. He said they should turn their fire on the Conservative Party instead.
- 2. The council recently drew fire for its intervention in the dispute.
- 3. If something's a sure-fire hit then Radio One will play it.
- 4. Legs of pork were cured and smoked over the fire.
- 5. Don't leave a child alone in a room with an open fire.
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