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Word: projectile

Definition: missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)


Sentences Containing 'projectile'

Mr. Cruncher was out of spirits, and out of temper, and kept an iron pot lid by him as a projectile for the correction of Mrs. Cruncher, in case he should observe any symptoms of her saying Grace.

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