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
plugscrewed into the breechof a musketor other firearm, to close the bottom of the bore.
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