After trying in vain to get the frantic animal within twenty feet of our mitrailleuse, he gave it up.
From it came a heavy rifle and mitrailleuse fire, but we did not respond.
If he has a machinegun, such as a Maxim or a mitrailleuse, it is almost out of the question to train it vertically.
It was called a mitrailleuse, or a gun for firing grape-shot.
Hope sprang into their minds that they might capture the mitrailleuse abandoned halfway up.
Only those who have danced to its music can know what the mitrailleuse means.
The so-called men of action, only turn the handle of the mitrailleuse which we have loaded.
As soon as the soldiers were within range she discharged the mitrailleuse at them.
We let loose with mitrailleuse, rifle, field-gun, everything that would throw death.
A mitrailleuse, standing a hundred yards off, mows them down like grass.
kind of machine gun, from French mitrailleuse (19c.), from Old French mitaille (14c.) "small coins," hence "old iron, scrap iron," then "grapeshot;" originally a diminutive of mite "a small coin" (see mite (n.2)). "For sense development it should be borne in mind that orig. guns used to be loaded with scrap iron" [Klein].