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  • n. An iron needle for piercing the cartridge of a cannon before priming.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An iron needle for piercing the cartridge of a cannon before priming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An iron needle for piercing the cartridge of a piece of ordnance before priming; a priming-wire.

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French (Wiktionary)

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  • What is an ipinglette, I wonder? What does it clear priming for? What type of ordnance will it inspire?

    March 19, 2012