[fahyuh r-brand] /ˈfaɪərˌbrænd/
a piece of burning wood or other material.
a person who kindles strife or encourages unrest; an agitator; troublemaker.
a piece of burning or glowing wood or other material
a person who causes unrest or is very energetic
c.1200, “piece of wood kindled at a fire,” from fire (n.) + brand (n.). Figurative sense of “one who kindles mischief or passions” is from late 14c.
Isa. 7:4, Amos 4:11, Zech. 3:2, denotes the burnt end of a stick (Heb. ‘ud); in Judg. 15:4, a lamp or torch, a flambeau (Heb. lappid); in Prov. 26:18 (comp. Eph. 6:16), burning darts or arrows (Heb. zikkim).
[fahyuh r-breyk] /ˈfaɪərˌbreɪk/ noun 1. a strip of plowed or cleared land made to check the spread of a prairie or forest . /ˈfaɪəˌbreɪk/ noun 1. Also fireguard, fire line. a strip of open land in a forest or on a prairie, to arrest the advance of a fire 2. a measure taken to arrest […]
adjective Fierce; menacing; dragon-like:ABC now planned to swap Ellen with Wednesday’s fire-breathing Grace Under Fire (1591+)
[fahyuh r-brik] /ˈfaɪərˌbrɪk/ noun 1. a made of . /ˈfaɪəˌbrɪk/ noun 1. a refractory brick made of fire clay, used for lining furnaces, flues, etc
noun 1. a group of firefighters, especially as formed temporarily or called upon to assist a fire department in an emergency. 2. a small fire department privately employed by an institution. noun 1. (mainly Brit) an organized body of firefighters