Definition of Grenade thrower
1. Noun. An infantryman equipped with grenades.
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Literary usage of Grenade thrower
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1. Elements of Trench Warfare: Bayonet Training by William Henry Waldron (1917)
"When the grenade thrower has thrown his grenades into the objective trench the ... grenade thrower.—The grenade thrower must be ready and able to throw a ..."
2. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"... in the Meuse valley", and "As though he were under the walls of old Troy: this French grenade thrower wears breastplate of steel and carries a shield". ..."
3. First Call: Guide Posts to Berlin by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"... WITH LEWIS GUN 217 A GUN CONVERTED INTO A grenade thrower ..... 240 AN AERO TORPEDO (In Argonne Sector) . 241 A FLAME-THROWER . ..."
4. A Journal of the Great War by Charles Gates Dawes (1921)
"He brought me this afternoon a complete German grenade-thrower which he had himself taken and with a brass plate attached with an inscription to me, ..."
5. Mass Physical Training for Use in the Army and the Reserve Officers by Joseph Edward Raycroft (1920)
"The bayonet man is frequently called upon to act as protector to his constant comrade, the grenade-thrower, who is practically unarmed. ..."