a.1.Piercing; sharp; thrilling.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With that one of his thrillant darts he threw, Headed with ire and vengeable despight; The quivering steele his aymed end well knew, And to his brest it selfe intended right: But he was wane, and ere it empight In the meant marke, advaunst his shield atweene, On which it seizing, no way enter might, But back rebounding, left the forckhead keene; Eftsoones he fled away, and might no where be seene.