- an explosive device with incendiary effects.
- to attack with a firebomb or firebombs.
Origin of firebomb
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Examples from the Web for firebomb
Nor has anyone been arrested for the firebomb attack that torched the same entryway last summer.A Journalist's Battle with Hamas
March 14, 2012
- another name for incendiary (def. 6)
- (tr) to attack with incendiary bombs
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Word Origin and History for firebomb
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