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English → English (gcide) Definition: Congreve match Congreve \Con"greve\, n. [After Sir William Congreve, the inventor.] 1. Short for Cogreve rocket, a powerful form of rocket formerly used in war, either in the field or for bombardment. In the former case it was armed with shell, shrapnel, or other missiles; in the latter, with an inextinguishable explosive material, inclosed in a metallic case. It was guided by a long wooden stick. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Short for Congreve match, an early friction match, containing sulphur, potassium chlorate, and antimony sulphide. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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