This prompts Sarah Lynn to stab herself with a Confederate bayonet letter-opener, causing a geyser of blood.
Look here,” cried Oliver to his two companions, “shall we wait and see if the geyser plays again?
Hell's Half-Acre was a prelude to ten or twelve miles of geyser formation.
Very rich clayey soil was found in this place, forced out of the earth as if by geyser action.
Should be one another, and not one of them is properly a geyser.
I exclaimed, with a sudden throb of excitement, which bubbled up like a geyser through the cold crust of my depression.
One day the ash will get into the burners and then the geyser will explode.
The subterranean heat that causes its geyser activity is slowly subsiding.
The geyser of his prejudice and antipathy was furiously alive.
Some people call it a geyser, but it is supposed to be only a spring.
1780, from Icelandic Geysir, name of a hot spring in the valley of Haukadal, literally "the gusher," from Old Norse geysa "to gush," from Proto-Germanic *gausjan, from PIE *gheus-, from root *gheu- "to pour" (see found (v.2)).