Definition of Powder magazine
1. Noun. A storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored.
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Literary usage of Powder magazine
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1. The Path to Rome by Hilaire Belloc (1902)
"To most people there is nothing more subtle or pleasing in a powder-magazine than in a reservoir. They are both much the same in the mere exterior, ..."
2. Bulletin (1913)
"powder magazine—How Constructed. Hereafter, any powder magazine that may he built, shall be so constructed as to provide and maintain the storage room ..."
3. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884 by John Thomas Scharf, Thompson Westcott (1884)
"... were opposed to the establishment of the powder-magazine at that place. ... were appointed commissioners to sell the powder-magazine building and lot, ..."