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- n. grenade (weapon)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as grenade.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See grenade.
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Roland briefly considered trying to shoot the object Gasher called a grenado out of his hand, saw how tightly the man was gripping it, and bolstered his gun.
On the 15th a grenado fell short of the house, in a walk near the chapel tower: some pieces of the shell, two inches thick, flew over the wall, and were gathered up by the attendants.
Morgan now set to work, keeping as accurately as he might the head of the blatant beast to the same level, and loading it with a grenado.
On the Saturday afternoon they played their mortar-piece five times; and in the night twice with stones, and once with a grenado, which by the turning of the gunner fell short of the house.
The house being large, and many in it, he did not care to go in, but called for a hand grenado, and threw it among them, which at first frightened them, but, when it burst, made such havoc among them that they cried out in a hideous manner.
It's a grenado, something pretty the Old Folks left behind, and I've already tipped its cap-for to wear one's cap before the introductin 'is complete would be wery bad manners, so it would! "