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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A gun or howitzer.

Usage examples (22)
  • The enemy had not turned their fieldpiece on this bank of the river.
  • Bart made out a long fuse trailing three feet or more over the side of the old fieldpiece.
  • Drew rounded a fieldpiece which had been manhandled off the firing line, one wheel shattered.
  • I took my way to the dockyard, where, on arriving, I found a fieldpiece brought up against the gate. for more
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