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noun as in friction match


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My brother had bought an unsuccessful one-rater, he re-named Fusee, the year before.

One reason was because she clung stubbornly to the old-fashioned fusee long after other people had abandoned it for the spring.

I pulled out my fusee-box, struck a light, and looked at my watch.

The other day, on the pier at Boulogne, I lit a fusee for the purpose of having a smoke.

After being strangled at the bottom like the mouth of a phial, it is attached to the end of the fusee by means of twine and paste.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fusee, such as: congreve, congreve match, locofoco, lucifer match, safety match, and vesta.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.