from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In gun-manuf., a building in which gun-barrels are proved or tested for flaws or defects by firing them with critical test-charges of a definite weight of a standard powder, and also by hydraulic pressure. See proof. n., 6.
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