"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults
late 13c., also as a surname, Brenner, "person who makes bricks," agent noun from burn (v.)). As a name for a part of a lamp where the flame is applied, from 1790. Of gas-cooking stoves, by 1885.
cook with gas, fast burner, hay burner, oat-burner, on the back burner