a gun specially designed for service in direct support of front-line troops
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How to use field gun in a sentence
It required no revolution of his nature to learn to calculate the range and fire a field gun or to march the goose-step.Revolution and Other Essays | Jack London
Amusette, am-ū-zėt′, n. a light field-gun invented by Marshal Saxe.
They immediately dispersed, and subsequently opened a well-directed fire with a field gun.The Story of Our Submarines | John Graham Bower
Out to their left, Sergeant Jones was still trying unsuccessfully to open the vent of the field-gun.With Sully into the Sioux Land | Joseph Mills Hanson
In the 4.7-inch field gun, model of 1906, America took to France a weapon all her own.America's Munitions 1917-1918 | Benedict Crowell