Definition of brimstone in English:

brimstone

noun

archaic
  • Sulfur.

    • ‘The smell of blood and brimstone filled the air.’
    • ‘A fog covered her vision, a dark fog that smelt of burning brimstone.’
    • ‘At times mournful, and at other times gently consoling, there's little about it that smells of brimstone.’
    • ‘No creatures reeking of brimstone entered our church.’
    • ‘And still the wall of steam and brimstone advanced…’

Origin

Late Old English brynstān, probably from bryne ‘burning’ + stān ‘stone’.

Pronunciation

brimstone

/ˈbrɪmˌstoʊn//ˈbrimˌstōn/