from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A two-wheeled covered cart that carries powder and shot for artillery.
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Civilization, progress of, an alias, rides upon a powder-cart.
Towards noontide a cannon-shot blows Kellermann's horse from under him; there bursts a powder-cart high into the air, with knell heard over all: some swagging and swaying observable; -- Brunswick will try!