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nail bomb

noun
1.
an explosive device packed with nails or similar metal objects that act as shrapnel.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • The bomb that prematurely exploded and killed three of their members was a nail bomb.
British Dictionary definitions for nail bomb

nail bomb

noun
1.
an explosive device containing nails, used by terrorists to cause serious injuries in crowded situations
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