cinder (n.) Old form(s): Cynders
burning coal, flaming ember
2H4 IV.iii.51[Falstaff to Prince John] I in the clear sky of fame o'ershine you as much as the full moon doth the cinders of the element [i.e. the stars]
AC V.ii.173[Cleopatra to Seleucus] go hence, / Or I shall show the cinders of my spirits / Through th'ashes of my chance
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