Auget

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Auget (Mining) A priming tube connecting the charge chamber with the gallery, or place where the slow match is applied.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n auget Milit., a small trough extending from the chamber of a mine to the extremity of a gallery, to protect from dampness a saucisson or tube filled with powder.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., dim. of auge, trough, fr. L. alveus, hollow, fr. alvus, belly

Usage

In literature:

Nihil magis auget, ac assidua studia, et profundae cogitationes.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Cor mundat, Accidiam fugat, venalia tollit, Auget opem, removetque hostem, phantasmata pellit.
"Notes and Queries, Number 191, June 25, 1853" by Various
Fortuna immeritos auget honoribus, Fortuna innocuos cladibus afficit.
"The Oxford Book of Latin Verse" by Various
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