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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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