Galloper gun
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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Galloper gun — The Galloper gun has a 1 1/2, 2, 3, 4 and rare 6 pound (shell) variants and weighs 600 pounds.Infobox Weapon name= Galloper gun caption= origin=United States of America type= artillery piece is ranged= is bladed= is explosive= is artillery= is… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galloper — ˈgaləpə(r) noun ( s) 1. : a horseman that gallops 2. : a horse that gallops fast 3. a. : a light fieldpiece on a carriage drawn without a limber that was formerly used by English regiments b …   Useful english dictionary

  • USS Albany (CL-23) — The third USS Albany (later PG 36/CL 23) was a United States Navy protected cruiser.She was laid down at Newcastle on Tyne, England, by Armstrong, Whitworth and Company as Almirante Abreu for the Brazilian Navy, purchased while still on the ways… …   Wikipedia

  • Colin (horse) — Colin Sire Commando Grandsire Domino Dam …   Wikipedia

  • HMS Association — was a 90 gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1697.Ships of the Old Navy, Association .] She served as the flagship of Cloudesley Shovell in the Mediterranean during the War of the Spanish… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Ulundi — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Ulundi partof=Anglo Zulu War caption= The Burning of Ulundi date=July 4, 1879 place=Ulundi, South Africa result=Decisive British Victory combatant1= combatant2=Zulu Kingdom commander1=Lord Chelmsford… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”