Examples from the Web for cordite
By now the air in the room was awful, hanging with the smell of cordite, lit only by the muzzle flashes.
Cordite mingled with the raw, nauseant, revolting smell of scorched flesh and hair.Operation Lorelie|William P. Salton
A few sharp blasts of cordite and the submarine sagged and disappeared.Submarine Warfare of To-day|Charles W. Domville-Fife
You hadn't been gone a week and two days when the cordite bomb was exploded.
England wanted Cordite, one form of this powder which the British think is the best propellant in the world.
Only the shells were wanting, for with the gun were 50 charged "hulzen" and a case of cordite "schokbuizen."My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.