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feu de joie

noun as in bonfire

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And the abb snapped both fingers and thumbs in a double-barrelled feu de joie.

This was a noisy shot—a sort of a feu de joie, that inflicted no wound, and left no scar behind.

A general feu-de-joie announced the first great success of the campaign; Mayence had been taken, with its garrison of 20,000 men.

Our feu-de-joie was speedily explained, and the men flocked into the inn.

The workers gather up what is left of the peeled stalks, and pile them upon the fire which blazes again into a feu de joie.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to feu de joie, such as: conflagration, beacon, and pyre.

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