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Hair-brush grenade

From The Great War 1914-1918

Hair-brush grenade: The name for a type of hand grenade used in the early part of the War, with a handle, the shape of which suggested a lady's hair-brush.[1]

References / notes

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.113.
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