satchel charge


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satchel charge

[′sach·əl ‚chärj]
(ordnance)
A number of blocks of explosive taped to a board fitted with a rope or wire loop for carrying and attaching.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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