Fieldpiece
Fieldpiece Field"piece`, n. A cannon mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army; a piece of field artillery; -- called also {field gun}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fieldpiece — [fēld′pēs΄] n. FIELD GUN * * * …   Universalium

  • fieldpiece — [fēld′pēs΄] n. FIELD GUN …   English World dictionary

  • fieldpiece — noun Date: 1590 a gun or howitzer for use in the field …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fieldpiece — noun A mobile artillery piece, i.e. gun or howitzer, for use in the field Syn: field gun See Also: field artillery …   Wiktionary

  • fieldpiece — n. light cannon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fieldpiece — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a gun or howitzer for use in the field : a piece of field artillery * * * fieldˈpiece noun A cannon or piece of artillery used in the field of battle • • • Main Entry: ↑field …   Useful english dictionary

  • field gun — Fieldpiece Field piece , n. A cannon mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army; a piece of field artillery; called also {field gun}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rampart — Ram part, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ramparted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ramparting}.] To surround or protect with, or as with, a rampart or ramparts. [1913 Webster] Those grassy hills, those glittering dells, Proudly ramparted with rocks. Coleridge. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rampart gun — Rampart Ram part, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ramparted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ramparting}.] To surround or protect with, or as with, a rampart or ramparts. [1913 Webster] Those grassy hills, those glittering dells, Proudly ramparted with rocks. Coleridge.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ramparted — Rampart Ram part, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ramparted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ramparting}.] To surround or protect with, or as with, a rampart or ramparts. [1913 Webster] Those grassy hills, those glittering dells, Proudly ramparted with rocks. Coleridge.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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