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cartridge,

n in dentistry, a device of various configuration and composition used with a syringe for the application of anesthetic or other materials to a patient.
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He missed Mulcachy by inches, as another blank cartridge exploded up his other nostril and as the men with the rope snapped him back so abruptly as almost to break his neck.
In his belt, loaded with blank cartridges, was a revolver.
Thrust through holes in his ears were a can opener, the broken handle of a toothbrush, a clay pipe, the brass wheel of an alarm clock, and several Winchester rifle cartridges.
I wish we had just about two of them cartridges that's layin' in that cache of ourn," said the second man.
Lord John looked eagerly round him and slipped two cartridges into his elephant-gun.
He'd count our cartridges one by one and then try to figure how long it would be before the last was ex-pended and we must either remain in the hut until we starved to death or venture forth, empty, to fill the belly of some hungry bear.
You've only got three cartridges, an' there's no tellin' what might happen.
He trod on empty cartridges as he walked from room to room to reconnoiter from the windows.
There the cartridges were arranged with the utmost regularity, connected by a metallic thread, destined to communicate to them all simultaneously the electric spark, by which means this mass of gun-cotton was eventually to be ignited.
There's a good lot of cartridges left even yet,' he answered, look- ing away.
There being no hope of overtaking him, we fired our last cartridges at him.
It was in this trying situation, exposed to a galling fire of blank cartridges, and harassed by the operations of the military, a fresh body of whom had begun to fall in on the opposite side, that Mr.