Powder post


  • Work of Powder Post Beetle
    Work of Powder Post Beetle
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Powder post See Dry rot, under Dry.
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In literature:

I wanted a post-office, and sellers of tobacco, stationery, powder and shot.
"The Country Doctor" by Honore de Balzac
The powder split the logs into rough posts small enough to handle.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
The men of the powder divisions manned the lookout posts.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
As soon as General Connor reached Powder River he established his post and named it Fort Connor.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Everywhere you met powder and ammunition wagons, cavalry, infantry, artillery, going to their posts.
"The Invasion of France in 1814" by Émile Erckmann

In news:

Suspicious substance was probably Vitamin C. Powdered vitamin causes post office scare.
Drug reviewers questioned whether Novartis AG's experimental inhaled antibiotic powder truly helped cystic fibrosis patients breathe better, according to documents posted by the Food and Drug Administration on its website Friday.
A suspicious package leaking white powder, which shut down the Security-Widefield Post Office late Monday morning, has been determined to be harmless.
A suspicious package with white powder coming out of it caused the Post Office to be evacuated and closed as a precaution.
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