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  • adj. inflammable; combustible

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inflammable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Combustible; inflammable.


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  • Santa Barbara, who is said in the Catholic calendar to preside over thunder and lightning, fire and gunpowder, and all kinds of combustious explosions.

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • 155 Or, “a kiss which is to passion as dry combustious matter is to fire,” Shakesp. ib.



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