Examples from the Web for hellfire
William Lloyd Garrison was probably the most prominent leader who relied on the effectiveness of hellfire.
The Apache then let off some Hellfire missiles and its 30mm cannon and 'boom'.
The pilot locks a $60,000 Hellfire missile onto his target and fires.
Details are still fuzzy, but the official states that a Hellfire missile was fired on Awlaki's convoy.
I stopped at that hellfire town for three days on my return trip and regretted it.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
One of the preachers whom Mr. Charrington enlisted under his banner was known as "Hellfire Tom."
An owl hooted somewhere, and a bat fluttered out of his way like a small damned soul blackened by hellfire.The Chapter Ends|Poul William Anderson
There'd have to be hellfire before anybody'd believe my story.Of Stegner's Folly|Richard S. Shaver
This man, "Hellfire Tom," lived before his conversion in a house of ill-fame.
British Dictionary definitions for hellfire
Word Origin and History for hellfire
also hell fire, from Old English hellefyr, in which helle is the genitive case of hell. It translates Greek gehenna tou pyros, literally "fiery hell." Also used in Middle English for "erysipelas" (mid-15c.).