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He had not the least idea what wadding was, and his notion of a bullet was a dockyard cannon-ball bigger than his own head.
Fortunately, I had in my pocket a bit of waste paper, which I had used instead of wadding in loading my gun.
One of the cannoneers, who was strongly opposed to him, expressed the wish that he might be struck by some of the wadding.
THOMAS JEFFERSONEDWARD S. ELLIS ET. AL.
And though shot and bullets were forbidden fruit, yet something might be done with hard wadding.
Even wadding, however, was declared to be inadmissible as too dangerous, after wounds had been inflicted more than once.
Ordinary cotton wool is useless, from being dusty and the fibres short, and the same remark applies to wadding.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL
I also inclose a piece of blackened paper, evidently the wadding of the gun—also a bullet which we found imbedded in the wall.
BY FORCE OF IMPULSEHARRY V. VOGT
He opened his suit-case, took out from the protecting wadding a small iron death-machine and held it in readiness.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Another incident which touchingly illustrates the absolute poverty in which the Saint died is recorded by Wadding.
SAINT BONAVENTUREREV. FR. LAURENCE COSTELLOE, O.F.M.
Such figures require especially careful fitting and the hollow place should be filled out with wadding.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON

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