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" A loud noise; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a vent for a fusee, or wooden tube, filled with combustible matter , to be thrown out from a mortar. "
Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language - Page 54
by John Walker, Thomas Smith - 1824 - 416 pages
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...flat noise in the room, but a great bomb in the chamber ЬепезЛ. Bau, г. A hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a...combustible matter, to be thrown out from a mortar, which had its name from the noise it makes. The fusee, being set on fire, burns slowly tilt it reaches...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...made up into a soft mass, brget than pilh. BOMB, bum. s. (165) A loud noise ; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a...combustible matter; to be thrown out from a mortar. (3^ I do not hesitate to follow Dr. Kcnrick and Mr. Nares in this word, and all iis compounds, in...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...s. . A medicine made up into a arger than pills. rr s. IGj. A loud noise ; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a vent for a fusee, or wuoden tube, filled with combustible matter ; to be thrown out from a mortar. tt~r I do not hesitate...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...made up into a soft mass, larger than pills. BOMB, bum, s. 165. A loud noise; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a...combustible matter , to be thrown out from a mortar. 03* I do not hesitate to follow Dr. Kenrick and Mr. Marcs in this word, and all its compounds, in giving...
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Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language

John Walker - English language - 1823 - 712 pages
...raea' is sifted Jmass, larger than pijls Bolus, b&'lfts. s. a medicine made into a soft' Bomb, bum. *. an iron shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished...with a vent for a Fusee, or wooden tube, filled with com bus- Bookseller, bo6k's31-lur. s. a man whose p tible matter ; to be thrown out from a mortar [of...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary

John Walker - 1824
...noise; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a vent fir a fuse, or wooden tube, filled with combustible matter; to be thrown out from a mortar. J" I do not hesitate to foHow Dr. Kenrick and Mr. Narel In tills word, und all its compounds, In...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1824 - 832 pages
...louf'noise. Bacon. A hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a vent fora tusec, or wooden tube, filled with combustible matter ; to be thrown out from a mortar. Chambers. The stroke upon a bell called the boine of the bell. To BOMB. v. 71. To sound. B. Jonson...
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A Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences

Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.) - Science - 1825 - 451 pages
...medicine made up in a soft mass larger than pills. BOMB. In Gunnery, a hollow iron ball filled with powder and furnished with a vent, for a fusee or wooden tube, filled with combustible matter, to be discharged from a mortar. BOMBAX. In Botany, a name given to the common cotton tree, by an Arabian...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...made up into a soft mass, larger than pills. BOMB, bum, s. 165. A loud noise; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a...combustible matter , to be thrown out from a mortar. 03- I do not hesitate to follow Dr. Kenrick and Mr. Nares in this word, and all its compounds, in giving...
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Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages ...

Henry Neuman - English language - 1827
...Jtugo de buho, Steam-engine. Bomba de apagar incendias, Fire-online. 2. Bomb, a hollow iron ball or shell filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a vent for a fusee or wooden tube full of combustible matter, tobe thrown out from a mortar. Bomba incendiaria. Carcass, an iron shell...
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