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Fuzee   Listen
noun
fuzee  n.  
1.
A friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind.
Synonyms: fusee.
2.
Any device by which an explosive charge is ignited.
Synonyms: fuse, fuze, fusee, primer.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Fuzee" Quotes from Famous Books



... being not so good Travellers as before, and the Impression of their Half-Feet making it easy to trace them. However, this Fellow was got clear of them, but had little Heart to go far from home, and carry'd always a Case of Pistols in his Girdle, besides a Cutlass, and a Fuzee. Leaving the rest of our Company at the Indian-Town, we travell'd, that day, about 20 Miles, in very cold, frosty Weather; and pass'd over two pretty Rivers, something bigger than Heighwaree, but ...
— A New Voyage to Carolina • John Lawson

... rough-and-tumble of pressing, and played it well. A case in point, familiar to every seaman, was the last fight put up by that famous Plymouth sailor, Emanuel Herbert, another fatalist who, like Bingham, believed in having two strings to his bow. He accordingly provided himself with both fuzee and hanger, and with these comforting bed-fellows retired to rest in an upper chamber of the public-house where he lodged, easy in the knowledge that whatever happened the door of his crib commanded ...
— The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore • John R. Hutchinson



Words linked to "Fuzee" :   time-fuse, safety fuse, friction match, fusee, ignitor, igniter, fuse, match, primer, detonating fuse, fuze, priming, flare, lucifer, lighter



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