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black powder

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Definition of black powder in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Gunpowder.
Example sentences
  • The news is now reporting the explosive was a toy grenade filled with black powder and a fuse.
  • The real reasons why I like to shoot black powder in cartridge firing guns is it works so well, and it is authentic.
  • Stand to the side of someone shooting a Model 1873 chambered for a .45 Colt and loaded with black powder.

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