noun 1. a small flask of gunpowder formerly carried by soldiers and hunters. noun 1. a small flask or case formerly used to carry gunpowder
noun 1. a powder flask made from the horn of a cow or ox. noun 1. a powder flask consisting of the hollow horn of an animal
noun 1. a small, metal, barrellike container for gunpowder or blasting powder. 2. a potentially dangerous situation, especially one involving violent repercussions. noun 1. a small barrel used to hold gunpowder 2. (informal) a potential source or scene of violence, disaster, etc
noun 1. a compartment for the storage of ammunition and explosives.