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large charge

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large charge

noun phrase

  1. Great pleasure; charge, kick: I can hardly do justice to the large charge I get out of you
  2. big shot (1940s+ Students fr jive talk)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • The load was a spherical bullet and a large charge of powder.

    Pistol and Revolver Shooting A. L. A. Himmelwright
  • They load their muskets with a large charge of both powder and shot.

  • Some two hours later, having prepared a large charge of guncotton, we went below and laid it.

    Fighting the Boche Underground

    Harry Davis Trounce
  • And worse than that, this 109 burning powder was near a large charge that had been hoisted up but not used.

    Two Boys of the Battleship Frank V. Webster
  • Bob poured a large charge of powder into his gun, and, taking a bullet from his pouch, he felt in his pocket for the patching.

    The Graysons Edward Eggleston

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