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  • n. A slow match for firing a charge of powder, as in blasting; a fuse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A match for firing a charge of powder, as in blasting; a fuse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bit of touchwood, touch-paper, greased candle-wick, or paper or cotton dipped in melted sulphur, used to ignite the train or squib in blasting.

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