Thesaurus / howitzer
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The major sheathed his head again, as he knew that another shot from the howitzer might soon be expected.

The Rifle RangersCaptain Mayne Reid

The howitzer, therefore, is a short gun, firing a heavy shell at high angles of elevation.

I don't believe there is a man living who, when first interviewing an 11-inch howitzer shell, is not pink with funk.

We passed behind our yesterday's friend, the howitzer battery, but at a more respectful distance from the enemy's battery.

With that we turned our backs and made off, dashing along in some disorder and leaving the howitzer behind.

The CryptogramWilliam Murray Graydon

The Commandant then ordered six of the sappers and two artillerymen to run the 3-pounder howitzer out, and follow him.

Howitzer—a short cannon, intermediate between the gun and mortar.

Let me draw your attention to the German howitzer on the left, and, on the right, one of our own 25s.

Left Half HarmonRalph Henry Barbour

We did not get the howitzer into camp, but were obliged to leave it on the rocks until morning.

This was the inner line of defence, and was never really manned, except by field guns and a howitzer or two.

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