Incendiary shell

a bombshell. See Carcass, 4.

See also: Incendiary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A BOMB alarm was raised at Nuneaton Fire Station when a live wartime incendiary shell was handed in.
Legally speaking, a cyber attack that sparks a fire at a military base is indistinguishable from an attack that uses an incendiary shell. The humanitarian protections don't disappear online either.
One engine on fire, the tail shot to hell The chutes were all burned by the incendiary shell.
She was alleged to have left out screws while assembling a new and secret incendiary shell for the RAF, risking an explosion in the aircraft if they were fired.
The seizures also included pistols, armor-piercing incendiary shells, and tracer rounds of Chinese origin.
In Sampaloc Japanese incendiary shells burned Our Lady of Loreto church and the adjacent blocks.
Lastly, the Expeditionary Force Division is described as "packing heat with incendiary shells." It's possible that this type of soldier comes equipped with special grenades, or even a flamethrower or rocket launcher, as pointed out by ( WWG.
"On the contrary, the aggressors received protection from the state and its government and they used government assault weapons including Dushka guns, machine guns, rocket launchers, mortars and incendiary shells," the Ma'alia tribal figure asserted.
According to spokesman for the Interior Ministry Mohamed Ali Laroui, a group of youths armed with hunting rifles and incendiary shells, had converged towards the cross border post on the Tunisian-Algerian border with the aim of assaulting and looting the post.
Aa For the record, 1400 Palestinians, including more than 900 civilians, were killed during the 23-day conflict which, thanks to the media pictures, exposed the incendiary shells raining down on the UN compound.Aa Israel lost 13 soldiers and only recently paid the U.N.