Definitions for hotspurˈhɒtˌspɜr
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an impetuous or reckless person; a hothead.
Origin of hotspur:
1425–75; late ME; after Sir Henry Percy, to whom it was applied as a nickname
Percy, Sir Henry Percy, Hotspur, Harry Hotspur(noun)
English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
a rash or impetuous person
Somebody who is rash, impetuous or impulsive.
a rash, hot-headed man
alt. of Hotspurred
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