Origin of culverin
Examples from the Web for culverin
Hogshead is a prettier fellow than Culverin, by two quarts; and Culverin than Musquet, by a full pint.Thackerayana|William Makepeace Thackeray
Sir Mark and his men and Culverin Carr and his men would defend her.
Collado, that Spanish mathematician of the sixteenth century, used the culverin ladle as the master pattern (fig. 45).
If the gunner came across a culverin only 24 calibers long, he must load this piece with only 24/30 of the ball's weight.
They say he be, mistress, and that he pooked Captain Culverin about her, and the captain was nearly drowned as well.