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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a chest filled with bombs, or only with gunpowder, placed under ground, to cause destruction by its explosion.
  • n. See under Bomb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Milit., a chest filled with bombs or gunpowder, buried to serve as an explosible mine.

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