What does the word firefly mean?

Usage examples for firefly

  1. It sounds so shivery in the dark, The firefly's tiny gleaming spark, Goes out because the firefly Is frightened by the old owl's cry. – Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers by David Cory
  2. And one day I was standing booted and spurred in the stables, Harvey putting the bridle upon Firefly, when my boy Hugo comes running in. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. I do love rushing through the air behind a horse like Firefly, and father is such an old love, and always understands how you feel. – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey