flaming petroleum or the like, as employed against an enemy in warfare.
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- liquid air,
- liquid asset,
- liquid compass,
- liquid crystal,
- liquid ecstasy,
- liquid gold,
- liquid measure,
- liquid oxygen,
- liquid paraffin,
- liquid petrolatum
Origin of liquid fire
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for liquid fire
A liquid-fire bomb or incendiary shell, and an incendiary rifle-bullet attracted attention early in 1859.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. II (of IV),--1857-1874|Charles L. Graves
I'd give each man two pistols and a lot of training and omit a lot of this liquid-fire business and grenades.The Brighton Boys in the Trenches|James R. Driscoll
inflammable petroleum or other liquid used as a weapon of war in flamethrowers, etc
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