blaze

Part of speech: verb

To cause to burn with a bright flame; shine; flame; gleam.

Part of speech: noun

A vivid glowing flame; brightness; effulgence; ardor.

Part of speech: verb

To publish abroad; proclaim.

Part of speech: noun

A proclamation or report.

Part of speech: verb

To mark ( a tree) by chipping or peeling; hence, to mark out ( a path) in this way.

Part of speech: noun

A white spot on the face of an animal, as a horse.

Part of speech: noun

A mark chipped on a tree, to indicate a path; a path so indicated.

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Usage examples "blaze":

  1. Louisa's great black eyes seemed to blaze like living fires. - "Good Luck", L. T. Meade.
  2. She was very cold, so she drew her single chair up to the blaze and held her hands over it. - "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.
  3. When he had a blaze under way, Mr. Magee came shivering from the other room and held out his hand. - "Seven Keys to Baldpate", Earl Derr Biggers.