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Fiery

Fiery

1. Consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance. And fiery billows roll below. (i. Watts)

2. Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous. Hath thy fiery heart so parched thine entrails? (Shak) The fiery spirit of his forefathers. (W. Irwing)

3. Passionate; easily provoked; irritable. You kniw the fiery quality of the duke. (Shak)

4. Unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited. One curbed the fiery steed. (Dryden)

5. Heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish. The sword which is made fiery. (Hooker) fiery cross, a cross constructed of two firebrands, and pitched upon the point of a spear; formerly in Scotland borne by a runner as a signal for the clan to take up arms.

Origin: Formerly written firy, fr. Fire.


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