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pyre
used in The Princess Bride

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Definition
a pile of wood or other burnable material — especially to burn a dead body as in a funeral rite
  • When they were gone, the albino came out, pulled the cups from the corpse, decided to burn the body on the garbage pyre back behind the castle.
    p. 286.8

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