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Origin of howitzer
Examples from the Web for howitzer
The convoy included more than 40 tankers and trucks--19 of those were each towing a 122mm howitzer.Thousands of Putin’s Troops Now in Ukraine, Analysts Say|Shane Harris|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ISIS forces had come so close to Erbil that the city was in range of the Howitzer artillery cannons that ISIS possesses.McCain Calls Obama's 'Pinprick' Iraq Strikes 'Meaningless' and 'Almost Worse Than Nothing'|Josh Rogin|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These include, among other things, some 1,500 Humvees and 52 Howitzer artillery guns, which have a range of up to 20 miles.
Fortunately, by then he was in England carrying a steno pad, not in Tunisia hauling a howitzer.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day|Timothy M. Gay|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The major sheathed his head again, as he knew that another shot from the howitzer might soon be expected.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
The howitzer, therefore, is a short gun, firing a heavy shell at high angles of elevation.
I don't believe there is a man living who, when first interviewing an 11-inch howitzer shell, is not pink with funk.Current History, A Monthly Magazine|New York Times
We passed behind our yesterday's friend, the howitzer battery, but at a more respectful distance from the enemy's battery.Letters from Mesopotamia|Robert Palmer
With that we turned our backs and made off, dashing along in some disorder and leaving the howitzer behind.The Cryptogram|William Murray Graydon
Word Origin for howitzer
1680s, via Dutch houwitser (1660s), German Haubitze from Bohemian houfnice "a catapult," from houf "heap, crowd," a loan-word from Middle High German hufe "heap." Introduced to German during the Hussite wars, 14c.