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- n. a small brick, typically made of charcoal and typically used for fuel
- n. a cigarette lighter
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A block of compacted charcoal, coal dust, or peat, etc., used as a fuel. Charcoal briquettes are a common fuel used for the outdoor barbecue grill.
- n. A block of artificial stone in the form of a brick, used for paving; also, a molded sample of solidified cement or mortar for use as a test piece for showing the strength of the material.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To compress (minerals or mineral dust) into bricks; form into briquets.
- n. A steel prepared for striking a light with a flint. In heraldry, as a bearing, it is almost peculiar to the collar of the Golden Fleece. See order.
- n. A small brick.
- n. Coal-dust molded for fuel into the shape of bricks or balls.
- n. A silver coin of the fifteenth century, current in Holland: so called from the figure it bears of a short thrusting sword (briquet) held in a lion's claw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel
Out of the corner of his eye he caught the flash of a man's "briquet" lighting a cigarette.
Do you stand behind this comment, or is it simply one more wet charcoal briquet with which you seek to start a conflagration?
Briquets are hardwood charcoal ground up and mixed with binders and additives to help it form a briquet.
As the assembled solemnly lower their heads, one stray briquet rolls off the prone Scarborough's body and tumbles lazily towards the gas pit.
And the moment he does — McCain sneers and jabs the glowing briquet hard into Warner's left eye.
I like the briquet idea and wonder why I never tried it.
Silicone brushes are the best thing to happen to barbecue since the charcoal briquet.
Thomas, Clay forgot to say you must richocet your bullet before you hit the charcoal briquet.
Okay, well, that meteor was really a charcoal briquet from my dad's barbecue that had fallen on the lawn, but I was a little kid, and the world was magic, and why wouldn't Jesus send me space meteors to tell me how awesome I was?
The Guard wore the bearskins undecorated for battle, but each man had a waxed canvas sheath, eighteen inches long, strapped to his sabre-briquet, and in the sheaths were the plumes which they would fix to the bearskins for their victory parade in Brussels.
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