from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To flash like lightning; to lighten; to gleam; to thunder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To flash, as lightning; to lighten; to gleam; to thunder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lightning.
- To emit great heat; flame, as lightning; burn.
Middle English fouldre ("lightning"), from Old French foudre also fouldre (modern French foudre), from Latin fulgur. See fulgor. (Wiktionary)