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- n. A mobile artillery piece, i.e. gun or howitzer, for use in the field.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cannon mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army; a piece of field artillery; -- called also field gun.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as field-gun.
Glad "Charlie" didnt have that (like in a fieldpiece) dug in on some God for saken hill.
English officer, apparently of high rank, standing, alone and unsupported, by a fieldpiece, which, after the flight of the men by whom it was wrought, he had himself levelled and discharged against the clan of
After the last hot fieldpiece was hauled out and the casualties of the campaign reckoned, the roll showed that Pegram had lost 7 killed and 53 wounded, a total of 60, in a battery of 80 men.
Captain Will Farley, Stuart's legendary chief scout, had a leg severed by the shot of a Federal fieldpiece.
After the massive ordnance and extreme mechanization of North Africa it was strange never to see a mortar or a fieldpiece; just Owen guns and rifles, with bayonets in place all the time.
The enemy had not turned their fieldpiece on this bank of the river.
Instead, dismounted men came at a careful, suspicious pace, cored around a single fieldpiece, a small answer to their trap.
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.
Bart made out a long fuse trailing three feet or more over the side of the old fieldpiece.
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