from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. in breech-loading guns, the metal plug or cylinder which closes the aperture in the breech, through which the gun is loaded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ordnance, the steel plug which closes the bore of a breech-loading gun at the rear end.


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