beacon fire

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Noun1.Beacon fire - a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distancebeacon fire - a fire (usually on a hill or tower) that can be seen from a distance
visual signal - a signal that involves visual communication
signal fire, signal light - a fire set as a signal
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Every night they talked over what they had seen, and their own dull, uneventful life took a warmth and a coloring from their neighbors as a blank wall reflects a beacon fire.
Strange, if the little sick-room fire were in effect a beacon fire, summoning some one, and that the most unlikely some one in the world, to the spot that MUST be come to.
DRAW: Men - City of Edinburgh v Bon Accord, Lenzie v Glasgow Mets, Beacon Fire v City of Glasgow Ragazzi, Glasgow Mets II v Edinburgh Jets.
Beacon Fire and Shooting Star: The Literati Culture of the Liang (502-557).
"It was great to link ourselves with the Inner Farne last year through the beacon fire.
ALLENDALE Beacon Fire makes the crossing from Chilli Festival to Beer Festival at the Stephenson Building, Forth Street, Newcastle, tomorrow.
Allendale Beacon Fire (4.6% abv) Beer made with fresh chillies for a herbal, vegetable flavour and overall softness tempered by the distinct but understated chilli experience.
Allendale's Beacon Fire chilli beer might be the perfect accompaniment - its fresh vegetable and spicy flavours leave a long-lingering, pleasantly warm glow at the back of the throat.
Coastal park ranger Emyr Richards said: "There would be a gang of looters that would actually try to entice the ships on to the sands using false beacon fires. Your ship gets caught in the sands, and it's wrecked, and they come in and plunder the cargo."