war gas


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war gas

[′wȯr ‚gas]
(ordnance)
A toxic or irritant chemical agent, regardless of its physical state, whose properties may be effectively exploited in the field of war.
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7) "Allan Pinkerton Dies of War Gas," The New York Times, 8 October 1930.
Larry - or Billy Breen, or William White - would appreciate taking his place among such artifacts as coal miners' helmets and world war gas masks; other appropriate connections with his life.