Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as field-gun.

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

  • noun A cannon mounted on wheels, for the use of a marching army; a piece of field artillery; -- called also field gun.

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

  • noun A mobile artillery piece, i.e. gun or howitzer, for use in the field.

Etymologies

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field +‎ piece

Examples

  • Glad "Charlie" didnt have that (like in a fieldpiece) dug in on some God for saken hill.

    Shooting Skeet with a Tank

  • Glad "Charlie" didnt have that (like in a fieldpiece) dug in on some God for saken hill.

    Shooting Skeet with a Tank

  • English officer, apparently of high rank, standing, alone and unsupported, by a fieldpiece, which, after the flight of the men by whom it was wrought, he had himself levelled and discharged against the clan of

    Waverley

  • After the last hot fieldpiece was hauled out and the casualties of the campaign reckoned, the roll showed that Pegram had lost 7 killed and 53 wounded, a total of 60, in a battery of 80 men.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • Captain Will Farley, Stuart's legendary chief scout, had a leg severed by the shot of a Federal fieldpiece.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • After the last hot fieldpiece was hauled out and the casualties of the campaign reckoned, the roll showed that Pegram had lost 7 killed and 53 wounded, a total of 60, in a battery of 80 men.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • Captain Will Farley, Stuart's legendary chief scout, had a leg severed by the shot of a Federal fieldpiece.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • After the massive ordnance and extreme mechanization of North Africa it was strange never to see a mortar or a fieldpiece; just Owen guns and rifles, with bayonets in place all the time.

    The Thorn Birds

  • The enemy had not turned their fieldpiece on this bank of the river.

    The Day of Their Return

  • The enemy had not turned their fieldpiece on this bank of the river.

    The Day Of Their Return

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