flaming petroleum or the like, as employed against an enemy in warfare.
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Origin of liquid fire
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby liquid fire
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Example sentences 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
British Dictionary definitions for liquid fire
inflammable petroleum or other liquid used as a weapon of war in flamethrowers, etc
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