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  • n. Plural form of fireeater.


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  • This is why they sent their most radical fireeaters to fight in Kansas.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Virginia “Confederate History Month” Proclamation

  • “‘We have decided to employ fireeaters and stilt-walkers, and increase foot patrol,’ a spokesman said.”

    You Don’t Have To Make It Up « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • There you'll find fireeaters, heat resistors, strong men and of course sword swallowers.

    - Boing Boing

  • When conservative fireeaters scream that Terri is "dying for our sins," they don't literally mean that her death will wipe clean the spiritual ledger sheets of the true believers, they mean she's being murdered by the sins of the heathen leftists and "tyrannical judges" -- the modern-day Pharisees.

    March 2005

  • In the legislature, which he entered so that he might counteract some of the policies of the “fireeaters,” he served diligendy and without any shadow of selfish ambition.17

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • The two last were the regular fireeaters of the day.

    Autobiographical Sketches

  • "Not so fast, not so fast, captain, or admiral, or whatever you are," said the bailiff, stepping in his way, for he was used to such scenes; "as God reigns, the owners of all these fierce titles be fireeaters, who would spit you if you spilt snuff upon 'em.

    Richard Carvel


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