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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fire·brand /-ˌbrænd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fire·brand n.
 1. A piece of burning wood.
 2. One who inflames factions, or causes contention and mischief; an incendiary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
          inciter, instigant]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    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).