hot spurred


an impetuous or reckless person; a hothead.

1425–75; late Middle English; after Sir Henry Percy, to whom it was applied as a nickname

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hotspur (ˈhɒtˌspɜː)
an impetuous or fiery person
[C15: from Hotspur, nickname of Sir Henry Percy]

Hotspur (ˈhɒtˌspɜː)
Harry Hotspur See Percy the nickname of Sir Henry Percy

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