Fiery

Definition of Fiery

Fi´er`y
a.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 know 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.
- Sir W. Scott.

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