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Definition of "fire-god" [fire-god]

  • The power of fire personified as a spirit; a god of fire. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "fire-god" in a sentence
  • "The birch-bark chips beam with fitful glare, the evening sake bowls are filled, the fire-god and the garlanded god receive their libations, the ancient woman, still sitting like a Fate, splits bark, and the younger women knot it, and the log-fire lights up as magnificent a set of venerable heads as painter or sculptor would desire to see, — heads, full of — what?"
  • "Other impor - tant gods were Varuna, a sky-god, associated with cosmic order (rta); Agni, the fire-god, identified with the ritual fire that consumed sacrificial victims; Rudra,"
  • "Hutasana (fire-god) with blazing and coppery eyes, and flaming tongue and large mouth, and the hair on the crown of his head all fiery, drinking, with the help of Krishna and Arjuna, that nectar-like stream of animal fat, became filled with joy."
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