How to use breechloading in a sentence
Curiously enough the earliest cannon seem to have been breechloading.Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
Ill and weak they staggered south, and five days later "the slave" ran away with a valuable breechloading elephant-gun.Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O. | J.G. Millais
Chassepot, shas′po, n. the kind of bolt-action breechloading rifle adopted by the French army in 1866.
The main armament of the Empress will consist of four 67 ton breechloading guns mounted in pairs en barbette.
British Dictionary definitions for breech-loading
(of a firearm) loaded at the breech
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