Definition of Ball cartridge

1. Noun. A general purpose cartridge having a primer and a ball and a full charge of powder.

Generic synonyms: Cartridge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ball Cartridge

ball-point pen
ball-point pens
ball-valve thrombus
ball ache
ball and chain
ball and socket joint
ball and socket joints
ball bearing
ball bearings
ball boy
ball boys
ball carrier
ball carriers
ball cartridge (current term)
ball clay
ball club
ball cock
ball fern
ball field
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ball game
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ball girl
ball girls
ball gown
ball hawk
ball hawking

Literary usage of Ball cartridge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Military Commission to Europe in 1855 and 1856: Report of Major Alfred by Alfred Mordecai, Josiah Gorgas, Julius Schön (1861)
"... 60, 61 " Back action" lock of the rifled musket 62 a Mecklenburg gun for the pointed ball 63 a Ball, cartridge, and pattern for the cylinder - 64, 65, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Before the High Court and Circuit Courts of Justiciary in by Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Alexander Forbes Irvine (1865)
"I had a revolver and ball cartridge. A marine had a rifle and ball cartridge; ... If not obeyed, ball cartridge is to be fired a-head or a-stern. ..."

3. Life of General Sir Robert Wilson ...: From Autobiographical Memoirs by Robert Thomas Wilson (1862)
"The men practised ball-cartridge firing. We are ordered to pursue this exercise unremittingly. Arbuthnot and I went on board the commodore, ..."

4. Ordnance and Gunnery: A Text-book Prepared for the Cadets of the United by Ormond Mitchell Lissak (1907)
"The blank cartridge is made ^ of an inch shorter than the ball cartridge, to prevent the accidental assembling of a ball cartridge into a clip with blank ..."

5. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1853)
"Wall piece 10 Balla per Ib. [Musket-ball-cartridge for muskets of all patterns,— Guards, Line, ... Ball-cartridge Box for the Field Service Ball-cartridge ..."

6. Affray at Brownsville, Tex by United States Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs (1907)
"Q. What other companies had ball cartridge?—A. I do not know, ... There is no dispute but what you all had ball cartridge when you left Niobrara? ..."

7. Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery by William Harvey Tschappat (1917)
"The tinning, corrugations, and holes afford unmistakable means for distinguishing the dummy from the ball cartridge, both by sight FIG. ..."

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