Lyddite

Part of speech: noun

An exceedingly powerful explosive.

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Usage examples "lyddite":

  1. Nearly every man, woman and child is lyddite- stained. - "In the Shadow of Death", P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald.
  2. I interviewed the sailors on the accomplishments of the new- comer, and on the effects especially of lyddite, about which we hear so much. - "With Rimington", L. March Phillipps.
  3. Already, after five shots, the whole kopje is enveloped in dust and reddish smoke from the bursting lyddite, but elsewhere between us and the sunrise the hills are a perfect dark blue, pure blocks of the colour. - "With Rimington", L. March Phillipps.