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INCENDIARY, crim. law. One who maliciously and willfully sets another person's house on fire; one guilty of the crime of arson.
     2. This offence is punished by the statute laws of the different states according to their several provisions. The civil law punished it with death, Dig. 47, 9, 12, 1, by the offender being cast into the fire. Id. 48, 19, 28, 12; Code, 9, 1, 11. Vide Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Stay in hall to help get films etc put away, but things get lively very fast so have to leave and emerge rapidly to encounter shower of incendiaries, some in field, others in road, all uncomfortably near.
Each platoon included teams that filled chemical bombs with smoke, incendiaries, and persistent and nonpersistent chemical agents.
While the M47 was referred to as a "chemical" bomb, the filling was not limited to chemical warfare agents; the bomb could also be filled with incendiaries. The CWS procured more than 3.5 million M47 series bombs.
"At about 9pm, my father said, 'I'll just go upstairs to check no incendiaries have said, 'I'll just to check no fallen through the roof.' have fallen roof'.
My father said,'I'll just go upstairs to check no incendiaries have fallen through the roof'.
Around the same period explosive incendiaries destroyed my school (Canton High which used to be in Market Road - now Chapter Arts Centre).
The Senate action on Protocol III (Incendiaries) included a reservation to use incendiaries in populated areas only when their use would result in fewer civilian casualties (e.g., against a chemical plant) and it could be done with all feasible precautions.
Hyland left the next day carrying a rucksack containing the incendiaries. The Semtex was still in the flat.
The 13-year-old girl next door scrambled over the iron railings of a nearby park and gardens (Despenser Street) and extinguished incendiaries by frantically shovelling earth knowing if she didn't succeed the fires would guide the German bombers to the surrounding residential area in Cardiff.
Civilians put out the incendiaries and many purchased their own bucket and stirrup pump.
The CCW primarily prohibits the use of incendiaries against or in concentrations of civilians.