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- n. Plural form of howitz.
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There are several kinds of _hollow-shot_ and _shells_, called _bombs, howitzes, grenades_, &c.
Elements of Military Art and Science Or, Course Of Instruction In Strategy, Fortification, Tactics Of Battles, &C.; Embracing The Duties Of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, And Engineers; Adapted To The Use Of Volunteers And Militia; Third Edition; With Critical Notes On The Mexican And Crimean Wars.