Vickers-Maxim gun
Vickers-Maxim gun Vickers-Maxim gun (Ordnance) One of a system of ordnance, including machine, quick-fire, coast, and field guns, of all calibers, manufactured by the combined firms of Vickers' Sons of Sheffield and Maxim of Birmingham and elsewhere, England. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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