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PO’WDER-ROOM. n.s.

PO'WDER-ROOM. n.s.

PO’WDER-ROOM. n.s. [powder and room.] The part of a ship
in which the gunpowder is kept.
The flame invades the powderrooms, and then
Their guns shoot bullets, and their vessels men. Waller.