Bomb lance
Bomb Bomb, n. [F. bombe bombshell, fr. L. bombus a humming or buzzing noise, Gr. ?.] [1913 Webster] 1. A great noise; a hollow sound. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A pillar of iron . . . which if you had struck, would make . . . a great bomb in the chamber beneath. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) A shell; esp. a spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See {Shell}. [1913 Webster]

3. A bomb ketch. [1913 Webster]

{Bomb chest} (Mil.), a chest filled with bombs, or only with gunpowder, placed under ground, to cause destruction by its explosion.

{Bomb ketch}, {Bomb vessel} (Naut.), a small ketch or vessel, very strongly built, on which mortars are mounted to be used in naval bombardments; -- called also {mortar vessel}.

{Bomb lance}, a lance or harpoon with an explosive head, used in whale fishing.

{Volcanic bomb}, a mass of lava of a spherical or pear shape. ``I noticed volcanic bombs.'' --Darwin. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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