Definition of Cannon cracker
1. Noun. A large firecracker.
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Literary usage of Cannon cracker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Face of the Fields by Dallas Lore Sharp (1911)
"I wished the cannon-cracker had been a keg of powder. I could tamp a keg of powder so snugly into the hole of those skunks! It was a beautiful summer ..."
2. Dangers and Chemistry of Fire, for Grammar Schools by Clarence Maris, Ohio Dept. of Public Instruction (1921)
"THE cannon cracker The cannon cracker is a murderer. The largest ones have in them two-thirds of an ounce of chlorate, and one-third of an ounce of sulphur ..."
3. The Bramble Bush by Caroline Fuller (1911)
"You might as well ask a cannon cracker to rehearse the part it's going to take ... A gentleman should have more reserve than a cannon cracker," said Patty. ..."
4. Everyday Ethics by Ella Lyman Cabot (1906)
"... by the explosion of a small cracker under a tin can, he puts a cannon-cracker under the can and gets his brother to hold the can down with his foot. ..."
5. Story of China and Japan: Embracing Their Geographical Positions, Enormous by James Hyde Clark (1894)
"The foregoing is a description of cannon cracker manufacture, but the same will apply to the small crackers. The latter, however, are generally made in the ..."