Galloper Gal"lop*er, n. 1. One who, or that which, gallops. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mil.) A carriage on which very small guns were formerly mounted, the gun resting on the shafts, without a limber. --Farrow. [1913 Webster]

{Galloper gun}, a light gun, supported on a galloper, -- formerly attached to British infantry regiments. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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