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Pronunciation : Mis"sile
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. missils, fr. mittere, missum, to cause to go, to send, to throw; cf. Lith. mesti to throw: cf. F. missile. Cf. Admit, Dismiss, Mass the religious service, Message, Mission.]
Definition : Defn: Capable of being thrown; adapted for hurling or to be projected from the hand, or from any instrument or rngine, so as to strike an object at a distance. We bend the bow, or wing the missile dart. Pope.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mis"sile
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. missile.]
Definition : Defn: A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projcted, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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