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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In gunnery, a mounted plug screwed into the rear end of the barrel of a firearm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A strong iron or steel plug screwed into the breech of a musket or other firearm, to close the bottom of the bore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A strong metal plug screwed into the breech of a musket or other firearm, to close the bottom of the bore.

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