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  • n. charcoal prepared for making gunpowder

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Charcoal prepared for making powder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Charcoal made ready for the admixture of the other constituent materials of gunpowder.

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French (Wiktionary)

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