safety fuze

Origin of safety fuze

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for safety fuze

Historical Examples of safety fuze

  • The end of the safety-fuze is then lit, and the jam tin is presented to the Hun.

    Men, Women and Guns

    H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile

  • Into the gun cotton is inserted a detonator; and into the detonator is inserted two inches of safety-fuze.

    Men, Women and Guns

    H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile