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cheddite

(ˈtʃɛdaɪt; ˈʃɛd-)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an explosive made by mixing a powdered chlorate or perchlorate with a fatty substance, such as castor oil
[C20: from Chedde town in Savoy, France, where it was first made]
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