- a firearm loaded at the breech.
Origin of breechloader
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Historical Examples of breech-loader
Sir Roger gave the order himself for that breech-loader at Lige.That Boy Of Norcott's
Charles James Lever
Under no circumstances, therefore, can a breech-loader be as safe as a solid gun.
So much, then, for the shooting qualities of the breech-loader.
Breech-loader: central fire, the same as now made by Lancaster.
It is in the shape of a fat vase or bottle, and could not well have been a breech-loader.The British Navy Book
- a firearm that is loaded at the breech