A bonfire is a controlled outdoor fire used for informal disposal of burnable waste material or as part of a celebration. Celebratory bonfires are typically designed to burn quickly and may be very large. The name 'bonfire' is from 'bone-fire'.

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Claus Lessmann
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Farm and Garden Bonfires
... In the United Kingdom, bonfires are used on farms, in large gardens and allotments to dispose of waste plant material that is not readily composted ... Such bonfires may be quite small but are often designed to burn slowly for several days so that wet and green material may be reduced to ash by ... Such bonfires can also deal with turf and other earthy material ...

Famous quotes containing the word bonfire:

    That spring, briefer than apple-blossom’s breath,
    Summer, so much too beautiful to stay,
    Swift autumn, like a bonfire of leaves,
    And sleepy winter, like the sleep of death.
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)