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synonyms for powder horn

  • powder barrel
  • powder keg
  • powder magazine
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How to use powder horn in a sentence

Before the outlaw can comply with this small request the horn sounds again.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Also our six-shooters reposed in their scabbards, the four belts hooked over the horn of MacRae's saddle.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The law went into operation in England imposing a tax on wearing hair powder.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The girl began to hum, as she powdered her nose with a white glove, lying in a powder box.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
There's one called ze, on top of a hill shaped almost like a horn; she showed me a picture of it.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Steam machinery would accomplish more than nine-tenths of all the work, besides saving the expense of all the powder.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
When first seen it is said to have had a pasty consistency, but on exposure to the air it dried and crumbled into powder.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
The second barrel was discharged with no better result, except that a splinter of its horn was knocked off.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A huge string game-bag was slung over his back, and in an antelope's horn or a crane's bill bullets were carried.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Over this spot he twisted all the remaining hair into a coil about four inches long, pointing slightly forward like a horn.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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