To him I was to give a letter, which for safety was rolled into a blank cartridge in my little pistol cartridge box.
A blank cartridge was fired to warn her away, but she paid no heed.
Pragmatically, then, the abstract word 'design' is a blank cartridge.
They shouted, called, fired off blank cartridge,—but no response came.
"blank cartridge," said the Squire, as he rode away amid much waving of handkerchiefs.
The word and the report of the blank cartridge came together.
After daylight the next morning the chase obeyed the signal of a blank cartridge and proved to be—a Dutch vessel!
Then, with infinite fervour, he said—But let us put in blank cartridge—he said, "———!"
The latter gives orders that Cavaradossi's execution shall only be a sham one, blank cartridge being substituted for bullets.
At the same time I would advise you to give it them with a blank cartridge.