an American art glass of the late 19th century, ranging from greenish-yellow to pink.
to undergo rapid combustion or consume fuel in such a way as to give off heat, gases, and, usually, light; be on fire: The fire burned in the grate. (of a fireplace, furnace, etc.) to contain a fire. to feel heat or a physiologically similar sensation; feel pain from or as if from a fire: […]
an opening through something; gap; aperture: a hole in the roof; a hole in my sock. a hollow place in a solid body or mass; a cavity: a hole in the ground. the excavated habitation of an animal; burrow. a small, dingy, or shabby place: I couldn’t live in a hole like that. a place […]
a city in SW British Columbia, Canada near Vancouver. Historical Examples The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story Various The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various Famous Men and Great Events of the […]
Execute someone by tying to a stake and burning; also, punish severely. This expression refers to a method used in the Middle Ages for putting heretics to death, but now it is used as a hyperbolic metaphor for harsh punishment, as in She was sure she’d be burned at the stake for losing the contract. […]