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64-Pounder

Definition of the noun 64-Pounder

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noun

  1. [nautical] A muzzleloading gun capable of firing shells weighing sixty-four pounds

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Google previewProfessional Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers. Occasional Papers (1882)

by Great Britain. Corps of Royal Engineers

If the visit of an ironclad be put out of the question, then, for nse against unarmoured vessels, the 64-pounder is a very good gun. Large numbers of these are mounted, mostly converted from cast iron guns on Palliser's system. Of course ...

Google previewProfessional Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers (1882)

by Great Britain. Army. Royal Engineers

If the visit of an ironclad be put out of the question, then, for nse against unarmoured vessels, the 64-pounder is a very good gun. Large numbers of these are mounted, mostly converted from cast iron guns on Palliser's system. Of course ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

A thing or person weighing a specified number of pounds: only in composition, with a numeral; specifically, of artillery, a gun that discharges a missile of the specified weight: thus, a 64-pounder is a cannon firing balls weighing each 64 pounds ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

of artillery, a gun that discharges a missile of the specified weight: thus, a 64-pounder is a cannon firing balls weighing each 64 pounds.

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1914)

an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

weighing a specified number of pounds: only in composition, with a numeral ; specifically, of artillery, a gun that discharges a missile of the specified weight : thus, a 64-pounder is a cannon firing balls weighing each 64 pounds. There was ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1866)

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