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  • sulphur
  • the sulphur of Hell
  • used attributively as an intensifier in exclamations
          You brimstone idiot! (19th Century)
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Brim"stone (&?;), n. [OE. brimston, bremston, bernston, brenston; cf. Icel. brennistein. See Burn, v. t., and Stone.] Sulphur; See Sulphur.

Brim"stone, a. Made of, or pertaining to, brimstone; as, brimstone matches.

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

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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