Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The spirit or deity supposed in some systems of religion to be the animating principle of fire; fire personified.

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Examples

  • In contrast to the complacent Myra he saw her as swift and air-borne and radiant, a fire-spirit tenderly stooping to the hearth, and however pitifully he brooded on his wife, he longed to be with Tanis.

    Babbit

  • In a private chamber the demon confessed his desire: he loved a lovely, flowing, brilliantly hued fire-spirit.

    Juxtaposition

  • In a private chamber the demon confessed his desire: he loved a lovely, flowing, brilliantly hued fire-spirit.

    Juxtaposition

  • (_Völuspa_), further evidence of his identity as a fire-spirit.

    The Edda, Volume 1 The Divine Mythology of the North, Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance, and Folklore, No. 12

  • In contrast to the complacent Myra he saw her as swift and air-borne and radiant, a fire-spirit tenderly stooping to the hearth, and however pitifully he brooded on his wife, he longed to be with Tanis.

    Babbitt

  • In contrast to the complacent Myra he saw her as swift and air-borne and radiant, a fire-spirit tenderly stooping to the hearth, and however pitifully he brooded on his wife, he longed to be with Tanis.

    Chapter 30

  • In contrast to the complacent Myra he saw her as swift and air-borne and radiant, a fire-spirit tenderly stooping to the hearth, and however pitifully he brooded on his wife, he longed to be with Tanis.

    Babbitt

  • The man had not joined the revels of the other _voyageurs_ but sat on his feet, oriental style, gazing as intently at the flames as if spellbound by some fire-spirit.

    Lords of the North

  • August; the Consualia on 21st and Opiconsiva on 25th both seem to suggest the operation of storing up (_condere_) the grain, and between them we find the Volcanalia, of which the object was perhaps to propitiate the fire-spirit at a time when the heat of the sun might be dangerous to the freshly-gathered crops.

    The Religious Experience of the Roman People From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus

  • The sword you get is rusty, though; so your fire-spirit tutorial guide tells you how to extract the "ill" code from it to remake it stronger.

    N-Sider.com

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