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Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice - Page 58
1895
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A Dictionary of the English Language

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1862
...colour. Fuse, v. to melt or liquify by heat ; to put into fusion ; to be melted. Fusee', *. a spindle; the cone or conical part of a watch or clock round which the chain or cord is wound. Fusee (formerly Fusil), s. a matchlock or firelock ; a sort of light musket...
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Walker and Webster combined in a dictionary of the English language

English language - 1864 - 648 pages
...state. FU-SEE', n. A firelock; pipe filled with combustibles, used for bombs, grenades, Ac. ; cone oi a watch or clock round which is wound the chain or cord ; track of a buck. FU-SI-B1L1-TY, n. The property of being fusible. FC'SI-BLE, a. That may be melted,...
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The student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted to the best ...

1865
...fusee, a spindlefull, from fuseau, from L. /u*iw, a spindle.] A #]>indle; the cone or conical port of a watch or clock, round which is wound the chain or cord. Fusibility, fuz-i-bil'1-ti. n. [Fr. furibilitf.] Quality of being fttnble, or of being convertible...
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The universal pronouncing and defining dictionary of the English language ...

1869
...state. FU-SEE', n. A firelock ; pipe filled with combustibles, used for bombs, grenades, <&c, ; cone of a watch or clock round which is wound the chain or cord ; track of a buck. FU-SI-Iif I/I-TY, n. The quality of being fusible. Fu'SI-BLE, a. That may be melted....
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A smaller English dictionary

John Ogilvie, Richard Cull - English language - 1872 - 472 pages
...matter, used in blasting < i discharging a shell; a sky-rocket; squib. Fusee, fn-ze', n, A tpindle; the cone or conical part of a watch or clock, round which is wound the chain or cord. JFr. fusee— L. fusus, a spindle.J Fusibility, fQz-i-bil'i-ti. n. Duality of being funlfo. \Fr.fusibtiile.)...
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The school etymological dictionary and word-book. (Chiefly an abridgment ...

James Stormonth - 1872
...composition: fusee', n. n match; a cigar-light. fusee, n. fu-sc'(V. fusee, the barrel < if a crane), the cone or conical part of a watch or clock round which the chain is wound. fusibility, fusible, fusion— see fuse 1. fuss, n./ii.s (Sw.yifw, wtir), bustle...
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Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language

1879
...cigar-light. fue, ii. f-f (F. fuseau, a spindle; fuse, th barrel of a crne: L. fusus, л spindle), the cone or conical part of a watch or clock round which the <~bam Is wound: fusiform, л. fu'zl-fatvrni {L. Jornia, •apel. in bot., spindle-shaped, like...
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Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice

Railroad cars - 1881
...other position to nail something to as a panel or moulding. See Window-panel Furring. Panel-furring. Fusee. The cone or conical part of a watch or clock, round which is wound the chain or cord. See Berth-spring Fusee. G Gagger. A Chaplet, which see. -, Gain. " In architecture, a beveling shoulder...
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XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 4

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Annandale - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1901
...mechanical fuses, used in some forms of torpedo, and with such explosives as dynamite and gun-cotton. Fusee', the cone or conical part of a watch or clock, round which is wound the chain cr cord. It is a mechanical contrivance for Barrel and Fuscc of a Watch. equalizing the power of the...
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An English dictionary, etymological, pronouncing and explanatory

John Ogilvie - English language - 1908 - 476 pages
...matter, used in blasting ur discharging a shell; a sky-rocket; a squib. Fusee, fn-zc', n. A spindle; the cone or conical part of a watch or clock, round which is wound the chain or cord. IFr. fusee — L. fwtw. a spindle.] Fusibility, fuz-il.il'i-ti, H. Duality of being Jw&io. [Fr. /tuibilite.\...
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