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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An alloy of about three parts of copper with two of zinc, to which a small amount of iron and tin is added.

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

  • noun Any alloy of copper, zinc, tin, and iron, of which cannon are sometimes made.

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  • noun obsolete An alloy of copper, zinc, tin, and iron, used in making cannon.

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