Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Fire-brand.

 Fire-balloon.Fire-drake or Fire-dragon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fire-brand.
 
An incendiary; one who incites to rebellion; like a blazing brand which sets on fire all it touches.   1
       
“Our fire-brand brother, Paris, burns us all.”
       
Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, ii. 2.
 


 Fire-balloon.Fire-drake or Fire-dragon. 

 
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