Brimstone



sulfur.
a virago; shrew.
Contemporary Examples

Pawlenty’s Pastor Problem McKay Coppins July 11, 2011
Netanyahu Swims Against Iranian Diplomatic Current Ali Gharib October 1, 2013
Emmys 2013: What Show Should Win It All? Our Critics Debate Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern September 20, 2013
Oscar Nominations Shockers: Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathryn Bigelow & More Marlow Stern January 9, 2013

Historical Examples

Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 21 Alexander Leighton
The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
The History of the European Fauna R. F. Scharff
The Manxman Hall Caine
Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
They of the High Trails Hamlin Garland

noun
an obsolete name for sulphur
a common yellow butterfly, Gonepteryx rhamni, of N temperate regions of the Old World: family Pieridae
(archaic) a scolding nagging woman; virago
n.

The Lord reynede vpon Sodom and Gomor brenstoon and fier. [Wycliff’s rendition (1382) of Gen. xix:24]

The Old Norse cognate compound brennusteinn meant “amber,” as does German Bernstein.

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