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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A frame or structure upon which a gun is mounted for firing or maneuvering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A metal frame on which a piece of ordnance is mounted for firing or transportation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the carriage on which a gun is mounted or moved.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The carriage or structure on which a gun is mounted or moved, and on which it is fired.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a framework on which a gun is mounted for firing

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