Definitions

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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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Examples

  • 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.

    The Waste Lands

  • 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.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • 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.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • 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.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • 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.

    The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

  • 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! "

    The Waste Lands

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