the light from a fire, as on a hearth.

before 900; Middle English firlight, Old English fȳrlēoht. See fire, light1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Starlight or moonlight or firelight or a wedge of kitchen light beneath the
  bedroom door.
His red-lacquered face, shadowed by his raven hair, glistened in the firelight.
He would gaze on her for hours by firelight but insist that she not speak, as
  if he both adored and regretted her existence.
Then splurge on prime rib and let yourself be serenaded by the cowboy poet who
  sings by firelight.
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