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One who carries or sets explosives.
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(Historical Terms) (formerly) a boy who carried powder from the magazine to the guns on warships
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a person in charge of explosives, as in a demolition crew.
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|Noun||1.||powder monkey - someone who carries explosives (as from the magazine to the guns on board a warship)|
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