a burning cross, the rallying symbol of ancient Scotland and later of the Highlanders in case of war; later adopted by other organizations, including the Ku Klux Klan.
a burning cross, used as a symbol by the Ku Klux Klan
a wooden cross with ends charred or dipped in blood formerly used by Scottish Highlanders to summon the clans to battle
[fahyuh r-kyoo r] /ˈfaɪərˌkyʊər/ verb (used with object), fire-cured, fire-curing. 1. to cure (tobacco) by means of open fires, the smoke and flame imparting a creosotic flavor. verb 1. (transitive) to cure (tobacco) by exposure to the smoke and heat of an open fire
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[fahyuh r] /faɪər/ noun 1. a state, process, or instance of combustion in which fuel or other material is ignited and combined with oxygen, giving off light, heat, and flame. 2. a burning mass of material, as on a hearth or in a furnace. 3. the destructive burning of a building, town, forest, etc.; conflagration. […]
[fahyuh r-damp] /ˈfaɪərˌdæmp/ noun, Mining. 1. a combustible gas consisting chiefly of methane, formed especially in coal mines, and dangerously explosive when mixed with certain proportions of atmospheric air. 2. the explosive mixture itself. /ˈfaɪəˌdæmp/ noun 1. a mixture of hydrocarbons, chiefly methane, formed in coal mines. It forms explosive mixtures with air See also […]