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Definition of "firebird" [fire•bird]

  • Any of various birds, such as the Baltimore oriole, having bright scarlet or orange plumage. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "firebird" in a sentence
  • "As well as calling Miss Bruce his 'firebird', unmarried Oakey had also scrawled messages inside such as, 'I love you Fiona'."
  • "A stalker who bombarded Fiona Bruce with love letters calling her his 'firebird' avoided being sent to jail yesterday despite being criticised by the judge."
  • "* Set dynamic config value with arithmetic operation. function set_config_count ($config_name, $increment, $is_dynamic = false) global $db, $cache; switch ($db - > sql_layer) case 'firebird':"