To blaze away
Blaze Blaze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blazing}.] 1. To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes. [1913 Webster]

2. To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to show a blaze. [1913 Webster]

And far and wide the icy summit blazed. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

3. To be resplendent. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{To blaze away}, to discharge a firearm, or to continue firing; -- said esp. of a number of persons, as a line of soldiers. Also used (fig.) of speech or action. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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  • To make away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blaze away — v. (D; intr.) to blaze away at (to blaze away at the enemy) * * * [ bleɪzə weɪ] (D; intr.) to blaze away at (to blaze awayat the enemy) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blaze away — verb 1. perform (an acting passage) brilliantly and rapidly (Freq. 1) Mr. Jones blazed away in one passage after another to loud applause • Topics: ↑performing arts • Hypernyms: ↑perform, ↑execute, ↑do …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blaze — Blaze, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blazed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blazing}.] 1. To shine with flame; to glow with flame; as, the fire blazes. [1913 Webster] 2. To send forth or reflect glowing or brilliant light; to show a blaze. [1913 Webster] And far and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Away — A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a distance; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • away — /əˈweɪ / (say uh way) adverb 1. from this or that place; off: to go away. 2. apart; at a distance: to stand away from the wall. 3. aside: turn your eyes away. 4. out of possession, notice, use, or existence: to give money away. 5. continuously;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blaze — blaze1 [blāz] n. [ME blase < OE blæse, blase, a torch, flame < IE * bhles , shine < base * bhel : see BLACK] 1. a brilliant mass or burst of flame; strongly burning fire 2. any very bright, often hot, light or glare [the blaze of… …   English World dictionary

  • blaze — blaze1 /blayz/, n., v., blazed, blazing. n. 1. a bright flame or fire: the welcome blaze of the hearth. 2. a bright, hot gleam or glow: the blaze of day. 3. a sparkling brightness: a blaze of jewels. 4. a sudden, intense outburst, as of fire,… …   Universalium

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