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stink bomb

a small bomb made to emit a foul smell on exploding.
Also called stench bomb.
Origin of stink bomb
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Whoever sells or offers for sale a stink bomb shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than two hundred dollars.
British Dictionary definitions for stink bomb

stink bomb

a small glass globe, used by practical jokers: it releases a liquid with an offensive smell when broken
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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An unpleasant or adverse element; catch: Seems like a good proposition, but there's a stinger in it (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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