Definitions

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  • n. A piece of high-carbon steel used for striking a spark, usually kept in a tinderbox with flint and tinder.

Etymologies

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fire +‎ striker

Examples

  • The firestriker was a pure nuisance to operate, especially one-handed.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • He held in his talon a nonmagical firestriker, and Blade put aside the pile she'd been sorting to take it from him.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • They didn't have much time before the storm broke, though; perhaps not enough time for Blade to use the firestriker to start a fire in the hollow.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • In the short term, that meant the tents had to be put up by hand, and using freshly-cut poles and ropes; fires had to be started with the old-fashioned firestriker, and any number of other problems, both inconvenient and possibly hazardous, suddenly arose to confront them.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • Rena carried the food they filched from the kitchen, knives, a firestriker, and a single metal water bottle she'd found in the cellars.

    Elvenblood

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