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  • n  a highly emotional and quick-tempered person (especially a girl or woman)

  • It is a mess of pagan rites, political wrongs, an opera bouffe general (Hugo Haas), vociferous emerald miners, and the love of a bus driver (John Raitt) for a high-born spitfire .
  • Daughter of Chief Powhatan, she had to be a bit of a spitfire to get Dad's attention.
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  • Warren Rychel in 940 News
    This is the biggest tragedy in Spitfire history,Windsor GM Warren Rychel said in a statement. "Words alone cannot describe our pain at this time."
  • Gordon Brown in BBC News
    Mr Brown said: "The service that the Bevin Boys gave to this country was incredibly important and not only helped us to win the war but also to rebuild our country after the war. The Bevin Boys' contribution, like that of the Spitfire Women, the...

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