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Meaning of ATHIRST

Pronunciation:  u'thurst

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*thirst"\, a. [OE. ofthurst, AS. ofpyrsted, p. p. of
ofpyrstan; pref. of-, intensive + pyrstan to thirst. See
{Thirst}.]
1. Wanting drink; thirsty.

2. Having a keen appetite or desire; eager; longing.
   ``Athirst for battle.'' --Cowper.

 

 

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