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hand grenade

[′hand grə‚nād]
(ordnance)
A grenade designed to be thrown by hand.
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It immediately cordoned off the area and summoned a military specialist who unearthed it was a bag containing a number of hand grenades.
``We thought the hand grenades were fruit at first because they were bright yellow,'' one soldier said.
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