[skoh-duh; Czech shkaw-dah]
- E·mil von [e-mil-fuh n] /ˈɛ mɪl fən/, 1839–1900, Czech engineer and manufacturer of artillery.
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The old-fashioned fortress, suddenly made "out-of-date" by the Skoda mortars, was usually armed with guns of the naval type.The Romance of War Inventions
Thomas W. Corbin
The Skoda gun, some of which type are used in Japan and China, is loaded by a hopper feed, and is gas-operated.
The Skoda howitzer could be taken apart and transported by three motor-cars of 100 horse-power each.Inventions of the Great War
A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
To take on new Skoda or Krupp guns with these short-range veterans is rough on the gunners.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I
Wunderlich, Rokitansky and Skoda were, in the middle of the nineteenth century, the greatest medical men of their time.Makers of Modern Medicine
James J. Walsh