Definition of Powder flask

1. Noun. Container for carrying gunpowder; made of the hollow horn of an animal.

Exact synonyms: Powder Horn
Generic synonyms: Container



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Powder Flask

povondraite
povvo
povvos
powan
powans
powder
powder-post termite
powder-posted
powder-puff
powder and shot
powder blue
powder blues
powder cap
powder caps
powder compact
powder flask (current term)
powder horn
powder hoy
powder keg
powder kegs
powder magazine
powder metallurgy
powder method
powder monkey
powder monkeys
powder one's nose
powder photography
powder puff
powder puffs
powder room

Literary usage of Powder flask

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1. Instructions to Young Sportsmen, in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker, William Trotter Porter (1846)
"powder flask. Ir you expostulate with an old wildfowl gunner on the danger of his piece, he may retaliate on that of your spring powder flask; ..."

2. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1859)
"powder flask. Ir you expostulate with an old wildfowl gunner on the danger of his piece, he may retaliate on that of your spring powder flask; ..."

3. Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting by Peter Hawker (1826)
"... he may retaliate on that of your spring powder flask ; while he (with a cow's horn, stopped at one end with a piece of oakum, and at the other with a ..."

4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1819)
"In the old powder flask, when- the cutter was moved back, a few grains of powder often lodged about the chamber, and, if any other substance, ..."

5. The British Herald; Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility by Thomas Robson (1830)
"... with a bugle, powder-flask, and pouch, slung from the shoulder, and pendent on the right side. Motto, Liberty and Independence. ..."

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