fire raiser


noun

a person who deliberately sets fire to property

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Derived forms of fire raiser

fire raising, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for fire raiser

  • You can only ruin me, but do you not know that I will have the power to denounce you as a fire-raiser?

    Fighting the Flames|R.M. Ballantyne
  • The lintel of the fitting-shed protected the fire-raiser a little.

    A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett