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 Car’ronades (3 syl.).Carry Coals. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Carry Arms!
 
Hold your gun in the right hand, the barrel nearly perpendicular, and resting against the hollow of the shoulder, the thumb and forefinger embracing the guard. (A military command.) (See CARRY SWORDS.)   1
 


 Car’ronades (3 syl.).Carry Coals. 

 
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