Meaning of “fire-raising” in the English Dictionary

"fire-raising" in British English

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fire-raisingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfaɪəˌreɪ.zɪŋ/ us /ˈfaɪrˌreɪ.zɪŋ/ UK
fire-raiser
noun [ C ] uk /ˈfaɪəˌreɪ.zər/ us /ˈfaɪrˌreɪ.zɚ/ UK

an arsonist

(Definition of “fire-raising” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)