| Share
 

Dictionary


black' pow'der




an explosive powder consisting of saltpeter, sulfur, and charcoal, used chiefly in old guns fired for sport, in fireworks, and for spotting charges in practice bombs; black gunpowder.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

black poplarblack power

 

Related Content