bouncing betty

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Noun1.bouncing betty - an antipersonnel land mine
booby trap, ground-emplaced mine, land mine - an explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over
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His wife Skyi was a hot LZ; Roma was a punji pit; Vicki a Bouncing Betty explosive and Audrey the rumbling of distant artillery.
Bouncing Betty, a 1943 Ford "Jeep" owned by Major Gary Wallace and his Western Desert Recce Group, last month scooped the Scottish Vintage Vehicle Federation's Champion of Champions award.
The first division of the same race saw Mark Lynch bring the tenyear-old mare Gathabawn Lily home by two and a half lengths to Bouncing Betty.