Gun-cotton

Gun-cotton, a powerful explosive formed by the action of nitric or sulphuric acid on cotton or some similar vegetable fibre.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Gully, Right Hon. William Court * Gun-metal
Guise, Claude of Lorraine
Guise, Francis
Guise, Henry I.
Guise, Henry II.
Guizot, François Pierre Guillaume
Gujarat
Gulf Stream
Gull, Sir William Withey
Gulliver
Gully, Right Hon. William Court
Gun-cotton
Gun-metal
Gunnings
Gunpowder Plot
Gunter, Edmund
Gunther
Guppy
Gurney, Joseph John
Gustavus (I.) Vasa
Gustavus (II.) Adolphus
Gustavus III.

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Gun-cotton in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable