from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A poker.


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  • At the end of the bridge a straggler struck a match and flung it lightly in the river, the disc of his cigar a fire-point in the shadows.

    Diane of the Green Van Leona Dalrymple

  • A stocky young man behind the fire-point emerged from the darkness and climbed briskly into the tonneau.

    Diane of the Green Van Leona Dalrymple

  • It is the thin, wavering fire-point of all our struggles after purity and eternity.

    Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions John Cowper Powys 1917


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