The British/Irish term for Molotov Cocktail. A glass container, such as an empty beer bottle, which is filled with gasoline. The opening is plugged with a piece of fabric, which keeps the gasoline contained and also serves as a wick, to be lit prior to throwing at its intended target.
About 60-100 IRA (Irish Republican Army) members launched an attacking on police vehicles by attempting to overwhelm them by launching their large cache of Petrol Bombs at their armored vehicles.
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(N): molotov cocktail in British English

(v) to petrol bomb: to use a molotov cocktail against
If you don't like your shrink tell them to drive yourself away; do not under any circumstances try to petrol bomb their home or Freud's couch. Otherwise you'll be charged with arson.
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it is petrol in a glass container such as a beer bottle and is filled with sugar to weigh it down and make the fire stick
oi Shaun give us at petrol bomb to throw at that fuckin fenians house
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