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pyre
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
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Definition
a pile of wood or other burnable material — especially to burn a dead body as in a funeral rite
  • We know all the damn silly things we've done for a thousand years, and as long as we know that and always have it around where we can see it, some day we'll stop making the goddam funeral pyres and jumping into the middle of them.
    p. 156.7
pyres = piles of wood  (in this case used to burn a body in a funeral ceremony)
  • There was a silly damn bird called a Phoenix back before Christ: every few hundred years he built a pyre and burned himself up.
    p. 156.4
pyre = a pile of wood
There are no more uses of "pyre" in Fahrenheit 451.

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