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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.