dynamite

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dynamite

a commercially available explosive containing ammonium nitrate, which has caused nitrate poisoning in cattle.
References in classic literature ?
If you had had a 'Shilling Dreadful' in your hand," she proceeded, "something about Ghosts or Dynamite or Midnight Murder--one could understand it: those things aren't worth the shilling, unless they give one a Nightmare.
As the sand is being poured into the well-hole, quantities of dynamite can also be thrown in
And do you remember you said that, after all, it might do no harm if I could blow the whole tangle of this society to hell with dynamite.
The dynamite must be of a shy and noiseless sort, for the poor fellow only shuts himself up for several hours of the day and studies something behind a locked door.
Only dynamite could force its way through five feet of solid rock.