gun powder

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gun powder (countable and uncountable, plural gun powders)

  1. Alternative spelling of gunpowder
    • 1991, D. L. Carey, Distant Drums - Volume 1, page 523:
      Now their powder would be cannon powder and gun powder, would be made into canister shot, and would propel balls into flesh, and would blow living men to shreds.