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CARTRIDGE (corruption of Fr. cartouche)

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 435 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARTRIDGE (corruption of Fr. cartouche), a case, of brass or other metal, cardboard, silk, flannel, &c., containing an ex-plosive charge, and usually the projectile also, for small arms and ordnance (see AMMUNITION).
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CARTOUCHE (a French word adapted from the Ital. car...

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