Definition of Counterfires
1. counterfire [n] - See also: counterfire
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Counterfires Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterfires
Literary usage of Counterfires
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"The reply is decisive, as the General says: The figures show that the enemy counterfires upon our artillery- with very good results. ..."
2. Early Years on the Western Reserve: With Extracts from Letters of Ephraim by George Clary Wing (1916)
"Sometimes counterfires were started in the grass, to sear the intervening space, in the hope, of anticipating and starving out the ravening intruder. ..."
3. Three Apostles of Quakerism: Popular Sketches of Fox, Penn & Barclay by Benjamin Rhodes (1886)
"... 22nd of December, 1696, after speaking of the fierce counterfires of pamphlets concerning his controversy, says " Last Fifth-day (Thursday) George Keith ..."
4. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1877-1945 by Clayton David Laurie, Ronald H. Cole (1997)
"Arriving at 12th and C Streets soon after the troops, MacArthur ordered them to start counterfires to prevent a conflagration that could spread to other ..."