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Fire-ship

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A ship filled with combustibles to be sent against adverse vessels in order to set them on fire.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fire. (Anglo-Saxon, fyr; Greek, pur.)
Fire
Fire Away!
Fire First
Fire-balloon
Fire-brand
Fire-drake or Fire-dragon
Fire-eaters
Fire-new
Fire-ship
Fire Up (To)
Fire Worship
Fire and Sword
Fire and Water
Firm as a Rock
First-class Hard Labour
First-fruits
First Water
First Gentleman of Europe
First Grenadier of France