Definitions

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  • n. An incendiary; an inciter of quarrels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An incendiary; an inciter of quarrels.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An incendiary; one who incites to strife.

Etymologies

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French bouter to thrust, put + feu fire.

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  • noun) - Literally "to set fire." An incendiary, firebrand, agitator; from French.

    --C.A.M. Fennell's Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases, 1892

    January 14, 2018