Origin of slow match
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“Now for it,” thought the chief conspirator in the bushes, as he applied his light to the slow-match.
Stout Turlurette took the slow-match which Jasmin handed to her, and held it to the wick which protruded from the sun.The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)|Charles Paul de Kock
The hammers have slits in them as if to hold flints, but which really are intended for the slow-match.Life and sport in China|Oliver G. Ready
Otto now stood ready with a piece of slow-match at the touch-hole, and another piece, lighted, in hand.
Owing to the breeze, which was rather brisk, we had some trouble in lighting the slow-match.The Believing Years|Edmund Lester Pearson