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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range.

Usage examples (35)
  • The howitzer was the only wheeled carriage now remaining.
  • A shot from the howitzer was to be the signal for the squadrons to charge.
  • VAUSE: Right now we're probably about 200 feet away from the nearest howitzer which is firing right now.
  • How to mount the howitzer was the next question. for more
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