Brimstone Brim"stone, a. Made of, or pertaining to, brimstone; as, brimstone matches. [1913 Webster]

From his brimstone bed at break of day A-walking the devil has gone. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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