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stern chaser

noun
1.
a cannon mounted at or near the stern of a sailing ship, facing aft.
Origin of stern chaser
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15
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  • "I see you were just getting out a stern chaser," and he pointed to the gun.

    With Wolfe in Canada

    G. A. Henty

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