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Mills grenade

noun, Military
1.
a type of high-explosive grenade weighing about 1.5 pounds (0.7 kg).
Also called Mills bomb.
Origin of Mills grenade
1915-1920
1915-20; named after Sir W. Mills (1856-1932), its English inventor
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