fuzee

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fusee or fuzee (fjuːˈziː)
 
n
1.  (in early clocks and watches) a spirally grooved spindle, functioning as an equalizing force on the unwinding of the mainspring
2.  a friction match with a large head, capable of remaining alight in a wind
3.  an explosive fuse
 
[C16: from French fusée spindleful of thread, from Old French fus spindle, from Latin fūsus]
 
fuzee or fuzee
 
n
 
[C16: from French fusée spindleful of thread, from Old French fus spindle, from Latin fūsus]

fuzee (fjuːˈziː)
 
n
a variant spelling of fusee

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