Alteration (due to association with burn) of Early Modern English boonfire, bondfire, bounfire (“bonfire”). More at bonfire.
"burnfire." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 17 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/burnfire>.
burnfire. (n.d.). Retrieved October 17th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/burnfire
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