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Škoda

[skoh-duh; Czech shkaw-dah]
noun
  1. E·mil von [e-mil-fuh n] /ˈɛ mɪl fən/, 1839–1900, Czech engineer and manufacturer of artillery.
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Historical Examples of skoda

  • The old-fashioned fortress, suddenly made "out-of-date" by the Skoda mortars, was usually armed with guns of the naval type.

    The Romance of War Inventions

    Thomas W. Corbin

  • The Skoda gun, some of which type are used in Japan and China, is loaded by a hopper feed, and is gas-operated.

  • The Skoda howitzer could be taken apart and transported by three motor-cars of 100 horse-power each.

    Inventions of the Great War

    A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond

  • To take on new Skoda or Krupp guns with these short-range veterans is rough on the gunners.

  • Wunderlich, Rokitansky and Skoda were, in the middle of the nineteenth century, the greatest medical men of their time.