1. A piece of burning wood.
2. One who inflames factions, or causes contention and mischief; an incendiary.
n 1: a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning [syn: brand]
2: someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the
instigator of their quarrel" [syn: instigator, provoker,
Isa. 7:4, Amos 4:11, Zech. 3:2, denotes the burnt end of a stick
(Heb. 'ud); in Judg. 15:4, a lamp or torch, a flambeau (Heb.
lappid); in Prov. 26:18 (comp. Eph. 6:16), burning darts or
arrows (Heb. zikkim).