- cartridge belt,
- cartridge brass,
- cartridge clip,
- cartridge paper,
- cartridge pen
Origin of cartridge
Examples from the Web for cartridge
He writes that he discovered thousands of cartridge casings on the barricades, apparently fired from the police squads.
Jest as I got near enough to help him, he got a cartridge jammed in his Winchester, and couldn't get it out.The Long Dim Trail|Forrestine C. Hooker
He had slung on his cartridge box, his sword, and his volunteer's rifle.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
Ejecting the cartridge from the magazine of the rifle, the Englishman found that there were still eleven rounds.The Dreadnought of the Air|Percy F. Westerman
Word Origin for cartridge
1570s, cartage, corruption of French cartouche "a full charge for a pistol," originally wrapped in paper (16c.), from Italian cartoccio "roll of paper," an augmentative form of Medieval Latin carta "paper" (see card (n.)). The notion is of a roll of paper containing a charge for a firearm. The modern form of the English word is recorded from 1620s. Extended broadly 20c. to other small containers and their contents.