a metal tube filled with explosives and equipped with a firing mechanism, especially for destroying barbed-wire entanglements, mine fields, etc.
an explosive device in a long metal tube, used to blow gaps in barbed-wire barriers
a musical instrument of the guitar family, having a circular body covered in front with tightly stretched parchment and played with the fingers or a plectrum. Contemporary Examples Before Earl Scruggs, banjo players were not front men, but they were funny. Earl Scruggs, Dead at 88, Pioneered a Banjo Style Imitated but Never Equaled Malcolm […]
a brand of multistranded, continuous-filament synthetic yarn modified by crimping to increase bulk.
banderole. Historical Examples “The leader’s bannerol bears the device of a red bull,” he answered promptly. The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini She holds a pike surmounted with a red cap; and on a bannerol attached to the pike are the words ‘Dieu seul.’ Facts and Speculations on the Origin and History of Playing Cards […]
a flat cake made of oatmeal, barley meal, etc., usually baked on a griddle. a member of a North American Indian people formerly of Idaho and Wyoming who merged with the Shoshone in the 19th century, now living primarily in southeastern Idaho. the language of the Bannock, belonging to the Shoshonean group of Uto-Aztecan languages. […]