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breechloader

[ breech-loh-der ]
/ ˈbritʃˌloʊ dər /
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noun
a firearm loaded at the breech.
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Origin of breechloader

First recorded in 1855–60; breech + loader
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British Dictionary definitions for breechloader

breech-loader
/ (ˈbriːtʃˌləʊdə) /

noun
a firearm that is loaded at the breech
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