Incendiary In*cen"di*a*ry (?; 277), n.; pl. {Incendiaries}. [L. incendiarius: cf. F. incendiaire. See {Incense} to inflame.] [1913 Webster] 1. Any person who maliciously sets fire to a building or other valuable or other valuable property. [1913 Webster]

2. A person who excites or inflames factions, and promotes quarrels or sedition; an agitator; an exciter. [1913 Webster]

Several cities . . . drove them out as incendiaries. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

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