Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having eyes like a flame; with bright-shining eyes; angry-eyed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With a choked cry the Englishman woke from his trance of horror, drew and fired at a darting flame-eyed shadow which fell at his feet with a shattered skull.

    Wings in the Night

  • Somehow she knew that no flame-eyed shadow would bend over her in the darkness, with this grim figure from the outlands standing guard above her.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Even as he thought this, Conan drew nock to ear, and at the twang of the string a flame-eyed shadow bounded high and fell writhing.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • The ruins were full of flame-eyed shadows, with tearing fangs and sharp talons.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • The ruins were full of flame-eyed shadows, with tearing fangs and sharp talons. '

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Oh! they are gone, and when the flame-eyed Figure smote, the vast, barring, precipices fall apart and the road is smooth and open.

    Stella Fregelius

  • Yet I think an attentive student of Shakespeare cannot fail to be reminded of something familiar to him in such phrases as "flame-eyed fire," "flax-winged ships," "star-neighboring peaks," the rock Salmydessus,

    Among My Books First Series

  • " He then stood flame-eyed in the middle of the open area, grasping his knife in his right hand, and addressed the Cheyenne warriors, assuring them that this was their land, theirs and the Arapaho's, and that it would remain so forever.

    Centennial

  • The ruins were full of flame-eyed shadows, with tearing fangs and sharp talons. "

    Conan the Freebooter

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