Origin of lyddite
Examples from the Web for lyddite
At 10.30 our lyddite caused a big explosion at the foot of her mainmast, making a fire which never was entirely got under control.Stories of the Ships|Lewis R. Freeman
Brandy had crimes committed in its name, and lyddite was a happy and appropriate appellation.
They began to move forward, and marched straight for the hill with two field batteries and one (p. 79) lyddite gun.Through Shot and Flame|J. D. Kestell.
A lyddite missile had done the deed; no "common" shell, we argued, could have created such a noise.
The rocks around their howitzer were torn by lyddite, and the ground strewn with shrapnel bullets.With Steyn and De Wet|Philip Pienaar