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  • n. Plural form of hand grenade.


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  • The security towers hit the oncoming robots with everything they had; from heavy strafing with mounted M-60s to hand grenades and rocket launchers.

    Time Was

  • Groups of grenadiers ran past the Hornisse and stormed toward the house and the wall, throwing hand grenades and firing on the run.

    Panzer Aces

  • Ten C-ration meals, five extra hand grenades and a smoke grenade, two extra sticks of C-4 besides the demo bag.


  • He swung past Pooh Bear, moving fast down the hand rungs in the slanting wall of the recess, reaching the bottom—the flat ceiling of the supercavern—just in time to see Avenger and his men run to the far end of the catwalk and toss three hand grenades behind them.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • Sappers called in from Cherbourg surrounded the bay with barbed wire; but that night the salamanders came out of the sea, destroyed the barbed wire fences with hand grenades and tried to make their way inland.

    The War with the Newts

  • Büffel's crew fought back with hand grenades and machine guns.

    Panzer Aces

  • The sergeants and adjutants carried submachine guns and hand grenades and I was in charge of three men who knew how to fight with a flame thrower.



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