from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A gun moved temporarily from its normal broadside position to fire through the chase ports in the bow or stern of a ship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cannon placed at the bow or stern of an armed vessel, and used when pursuing an enemy, or in defending the vessel when pursued.


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