Tinder box


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a box in which tinder is kept.

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References in classic literature ?
A few small coins, a thimble, and some thread and big needles, a piece of pigtail tobacco bitten away at the end, his gully with the crooked handle, a pocket compass, and a tinder box were all that they contained, and I began to despair.
At the Oil & Gas Building's south end, facing Main Street, Tinder Box co-owner Linda Castle is trying to sell all of her merchandise so she can close the store permanently.
A WILDFIRE expert has warned that changing weather patterns are helping to fuel "tinder box" conditions in Wales and the rest of the UK.
Varthaman was shot down on Wednesday in a dogfight with Pakistani aircraft over the tinder box disputed region of Kashmir, divided between India and Pakistan since 1947.
Scotland was a tinder box of revolutionary fever.The personal cost of the uprising has not been told the leaders of the strike being sent to prison and suffered many deprivations but their names went down in Scottish history as the Red Clydesiders.
Scotland was a tinder box of revolutionary fever.The personal cost of the uprising has not been told; the leaders of the strike were sent to prison and suffered many deprivations, but their names went down in Scottish history as the Red Clydesiders.
The flame was brought to the Palembang Asiad stadium in a tinder box by parachutists from the Indonesian air force, received by military and police chiefs, the South Sumatra governor and the head of the Indonesia Asian Games Organising Committee (INASGOC) Erick Thohir.
Today of all days, as Europe burns, and the UK is a tinder box, this is reckless behaviour towards our environment and the planets future.
The Greek government invoked European Union civil protection agreements to seek help from its EU peers, with the country tinder box dry and at risk of more fires.
The services have been suspended until further notice after a number of trackside fires broke out, caused by sparks from the train which ignited the tinder box dry land.
Fifty homes were evacuated as the flames raged on "tinder box dry" moorland, with changing wind directions.
The Korean Peninsula remains a tinder box that can easily ignite with millions of soldiers ready to give their all and destroy the other side.