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Pronunciation : Fu*see"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [See 2d Fusil, and cf. Fuse, n.]
Definition : 1. A flintlock gun. See 2d Fusil. [Obs.]

2. A fuse. See Fuse, n.

3. A kind of match for lighting a pipe or cigar. (Railroad)

Defn: A small packet of explosive material with wire appendages allowing it to be conveniently attached to a railroad track. It will explode with a loud report when run over by a train, and is used to provide a warning signal to the engineer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fu*see"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Etymol. uncertain.]
Definition : Defn: The track of a buck. Ainsworth.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fu*see"
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. fusée a spindleful, fusee, LL. fusata, fr. fusare to use a spindle, L. fusus spindle.] (a) The cone or conical wheel of a watch or clock, designed to equalize the power of the mainspring by having the chain from the barrel which contains the spring wi
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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