Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To heat; cause to burn, as with fever.
  • To boil violently; hence, to rage with pride or anger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To boil with anger; to effervesce.
  • transitive verb obsolete To cause to boil with anger; to irritate; to chafe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To cause to boil with anger; to irritate; to chafe.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

em- +‎ boil

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