Fiery

Fi"er*y

(? ?), a. [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.] 1. Consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance.
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And fiery billows roll below.
I. Watts.
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2. Vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous.
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Hath thy fiery heart so parched thine entrails?
Shak.
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The fiery spirit of his forefathers.
W. Irwing.
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3. Passionate; easily provoked; irritable.
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You know the fiery quality of the duke.
Shak.
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4. Unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited.
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One curbed the fiery steed.
Dryden.
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5. heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish. Pope.
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The sword which is made fiery.
Hooker.
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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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