peterero
Pederero Ped`e*re"ro, n. [Sp. pedrero, fr. OSp. pedra, Sp. piedra, a stone, L. petra, fr. Gr. ?. So named because it was at first charged with stones.] (Mil.) A term formerly applied to a short piece of chambered ordnance. [Written also {paterero} and {peterero}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Peterero — Pet e*re ro, n. (Mil.) See {Pederero}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paterero — Pederero Ped e*re ro, n. [Sp. pedrero, fr. OSp. pedra, Sp. piedra, a stone, L. petra, fr. Gr. ?. So named because it was at first charged with stones.] (Mil.) A term formerly applied to a short piece of chambered ordnance. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pederero — Ped e*re ro, n. [Sp. pedrero, fr. OSp. pedra, Sp. piedra, a stone, L. petra, fr. Gr. ?. So named because it was at first charged with stones.] (Mil.) A term formerly applied to a short piece of chambered ordnance. [Written also {paterero} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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