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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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Quickly she slipped a cartridge into each of the chambers of the revolver.
I thought so," said he, "the revolver had an ejector, and here is the third cartridge.
A blank cartridge in the nose just about that time is the best preventive I know.
A heavy explosion followed, instantaneous with the sharp click of the mechanism that flipped a hot and smoking cartridge sidewise along the deck.
The police scouted the theory of suicide, murder was dismissed as absurd, and the blame was thrown upon the Eureka Smokeless Cartridge Company.
You've only got three cartridges, an' there's no tellin' what might happen.
He still clung to his gun, for there were cartridges in that cache by the river Dease.
He trod on empty cartridges as he walked from room to room to reconnoiter from the windows.
By the 28th of November eight hundred cartridges had been placed in the bottom of the Columbiad.
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.
But each hunter this day had his rifle and a large supply of cartridges.