Thesaurus / breech
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But it was not until fixed ammunition came into use that the breech-loader really came to stay—and that was only the other day.
He devised the famous system of a dropping breech block, backed up by the hammer.
Spain had 10,000 muskets to modernize by the same system, and the breech-block attachments were made at Ilion.
The Whitmore double-barrel breech-loading shotgun was designed, and later developed into the Remington breech-loading shotgun.
The Nubian wore black tights and shirt, black slippers and a white skull cap and breech-clout.
One by one the precious cartridges spit, and fell from the breech-blocks empty and useless.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The dress of the men is composed of a breech cloth, skin leggings, mockasins, and a bison robe.
Here the missile is inserted at the breech, according to Your direction.
THE WORSHIPPERSDAMON FRANCIS KNIGHT
He wore a breech-clint of woven grasses, and looked expectantly at Parr.
THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
But what if the Indian Bureau should let them have breech-loaders?
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
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