Hot-brained

Hot´-brained`


a.1.Ardent in temper; violent; rash; impetuous; as, hot-brained youth.
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By this time some of his neighbours having come in, and, upon inquiry, seeing how things went, had endeavoured to bring the hot-brained mercer to his senses, and he began to be convinced that he was in the wrong; and so at length we went all very quietly before the justice, with a mob of about five hundred people at our heels; and all the way I went I could hear the people ask what was the matter, and other reply and say, a mercer had stopped a gentlewoman instead of a thief, and had afterwards taken the thief, and now the gentlewoman had taken the mercer, and was carrying him before the justice.
discountenance these hot-brained, squash-headed, pumpkin-hearted male and female amalgamation fanatics.