Definition and Meanings for howitzers

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Part of Speech of howitzers

noun

Etymology of howitzers

g. haubitze, formerly hauffnitz, bohem. haufnice, orig., a sling

Meaning of howitzers


as noun

  • a gun so short that the projectile, which was hollow, could be put in its place by hand; a kind of mortar.;a short, light, largebore cannon, usually having a chamber of smaller diameter than the rest of the bore, and intended to throw large projectiles with comparatively small charges.
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