Examples from the Web for gunpowder
The exploding bombs and gunpowder leveled every structure for hundreds of yards in all directions.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ships carried weapons and gunpowder to Africa, then loaded on human beings.
There was no gunpowder found on her skin, supporting the notion of a shot not fired at extreme close range.Renisha McBride Was Not Racially Profiled, Lawyer Says|Steve Miller|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Williams agreed to submit to a gunpowder residue test, which reportedly was negative.Eric Williams Arrested After Shooting Deaths of Texas Prosecutors|Michael Daly|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was filmed leaving the apartment with a heavy bag, which later showed traces of gunpowder.
The man who had swallowed the camel of the Gunpowder Plot was scandalised at the idea of horse-stealing!It Might Have Been|Emily Sarah Holt
At Hawarden gunpowder has been used to blow up portions of the Keep.The Hawarden Visitors' Hand-Book|William Henry Gladstone
Besides, the weapons are useless without the cartridges of gunpowder and lead.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
Now gunpowder, like all explosives, is simply some thing or mixture of things which is capable of burning very quickly.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
And so in military matters, the discovery of gunpowder developed the science of attack and defence in a new instrumentality.An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine|John Henry Cardinal Newman