Sir Mark and his men and culverin Carr and his men would defend her.
Then he signalled to the mate to fire the culverin of which he had charge.
"And one culverin three of their footy little ordnance," said another.
Most of the guns were probably of culverin length: 30- to 32-caliber.
Our culverin was in amongst us, loaded now to the muzzle, and it was not comfortable to know that it might go off at any time.
Like many gun names, the word "culverin" has a metaphorical meaning.
They had been obliged to abandon the culverin they had seized.
And when he loaded his rifle—a sort of culverin or wall-piece, which no one but himself knew how to manage—gracious powers!
“Captain culverin Carr,” said Tom, striking the table with the haft of the knife.
Consider the feelings of the culverin footman at the other end!