ammunition chest

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ammunition chest a chest to hold ammunition
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Usage

In literature:

Then he drew from beneath his bed a small chest; it was an ammunition chest of very powerful make.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
When I came to him, "Ralph," said he, "go and look into the ammunition-chest.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
When I came to him, "Ralph," said he, "go and look into the ammunition-chest.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
The arm-chests were next handed in, which contained the cartridges and ammunition.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
The few horses that had survived, though scarcely able to drag the now empty ammunition-chests, were thus again burdened.
"The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson" by Edward A. Moore
She opened a chest of drawers and drew out an old leather belt filled with ammunition, and bearing two holsters containing a pair of revolvers.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
The captain, however, took one precaution, for the key of the ammunition chest was put in Barraclough's charge.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
Ordered to have 200 rounds of ammunition in chest, 300 now in train, and 30 days' rations.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Ammunition wagons were going up, and the artillerymen were filling their limber chests.
"The Boys of '61" by Charles Carleton Coffin
He was ordered to stop the march at once and fill up his ammunition-chests.
"From Manassas to Appomattox" by James Longstreet
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