powder magazine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n powder magazine a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
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Usage

In literature:

The powder magazine at Grenelle by exploding killed two thousand persons.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
ROY VISITS THE POWDER-MAGAZINE.
"The Young Castellan" by George Manville Fenn
They live in a powder magazine.
"Conflict of Northern and Southern Theories of Man and Society" by Henry Ward Beecher
Unfortunately, various powder-magazines fell into their hands.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
A slight platform made above the bottom of the magazines, to keep the powder from moisture.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Abandoning the fight he rushed into the powder magazine and fired it.
"Peter and Wendy" by James Matthew Barrie
It may be mighty curious, but 'tis as great a Nuisance and Perpetual Alarm to the peaceable Inhabitants of Naples as a Powder Magazine.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
On each side commodious pathways were made, and along the inner side powder magazines were constructed.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
To him it was as the spark to a magazine of powder.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
They glided along until they reached the point of destination where the old powder magazine stood.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
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In news:

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Construction began on The Powder Magazine in 1712 and was completed by 1713, making it the oldest public building in South Carolina.
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