powder store

Definitions

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

In literature:

Keep your powder dry, and your larder well stored, and you'll get through.
"The Frontier Fort" by W. H. G. Kingston
Our powder was next taken on board, with a further supply of stores, and more midshipmen.
"Salt Water" by W. H. G. Kingston
About this time, three store ships fortunately arrived from England, with powder, shell, and other stores.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
Some ten or more pounds of powder Grenville finally stored in his cave.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
Willoughby then gave the signal for firing the powder store.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
They had inspected the rifles, and counted the store of bullets and powder.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
If we only had a store of powder an' bullets, we'd pay the villain off.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
One expressly fitted like a tilt-waggon, to preserve powder or other fragile stores from the weather.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
I have store of powder.
"The Lady of Loyalty House" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Never was there such a store of powder and shell.
"Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line" by Clarence Young
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In poetry:

The day dragged slowly onward,
As dwindled their little store,
Till spent was the last of the powder
And the sound of the fight gave o'er,
Till the rifles ceased their clamour,
And the guns spoke out no more.
"The Stand Of Wilson's Patrol" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Bath salts are a synthetic powder that acts like cocaine and can be bought over the Internet or in some convenience stores.
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A store owner in Stoneham, Massachusetts turned the tables on a would-be robber by throwing chili powder in the suspect's face.
Massachusetts store owner thwarts robber with chili powder .
Store owner thwarts robber with chili powder .
(WHDH) A store owner in Stoneham, Massachusetts turned the tables on a would-be robber by throwing chili powder in the suspect's face.
A store owner in Stoneham, Massachusetts turned the tables on a would-be robber by throwing chili powder in the suspect's face.
She shared a flavorful tea recipe she was reminded of when she noticed the powdered orange drink Tang was still available in grocery stores.
For years, I've been using heaping tablespoons of store-bought curry powders and pastes to season Indian-style dishes.
Powder dye in Evening Blue, Denim Blue, Taupe, Teal, and Yellow, by Rit Dye , ritdye.com or crafts stores nationwide.
In so doing, Schnee's will merge its footwear store with the Powder Horn , another longtime downtown landmark which was founded some 66 years ago in 1946.
Avery had been fed Enfamil Newborn powder bought at a Walmart store in Lebanon.
DIY Laundry powder vs Store bought laundry powder.
Several more national retailers have joinedWal-Mart Stores Inc in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn who consumed it apparently died of a rare bacterial infection.
The store was actually out of chili powder.
Several more national retailers have joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn who consumed it apparently died of a rare bacterial infection.
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