This prompts Sarah Lynn to stab herself with a Confederate bayonet letter-opener, causing a geyser of blood.
Look here,” cried Oliver to his two companions, “shall we wait and see if the geyser plays again?
The geyser of his prejudice and antipathy was furiously alive.
Very rich clayey soil was found in this place, forced out of the earth as if by geyser action.
But there were no geyser baths there and I had no rheumatism then!
I exclaimed, with a sudden throb of excitement, which bubbled up like a geyser through the cold crust of my depression.
If the steam makes faster than it can escape, we have a geyser.
The subterranean heat that causes its geyser activity is slowly subsiding.
Hell's Half-Acre was a prelude to ten or twelve miles of geyser formation.
Some people call it a geyser, but it is supposed to be only a spring.
1780, from Icelandic Geysir, name of a hot spring in the valley of Haukadal, literally "the gusher," from Old Norse geysa "to gush," from Proto-Germanic *gausjan, from PIE *gheus-, from root *gheu- "to pour" (see found (v.2)).