Definition of Ammunition chest
1. Noun. A chest to hold ammunition.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ammunition Chest
Literary usage of Ammunition chest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Military Commission to Europe in 1855 and 1856: Report of Major Alfred by Alfred Mordecai, Josiah Gorgas, Julius Schön (1861)
"In the light, or horse artillery 6-pounder gun carriage, the ammunition chest between the cheeks affords a seat, about five feet long, for four or five men. ..."
2. American Journal of Education (1862)
"Principles of arrangement of the ammunition chest. ... Mountain ammunition chest Loading of the chest with howitzer ammunition and infantry cartridges. ..."
3. The Ordnance Manual for the Use of Officers of the United States Army by United States Army. Ordnance Dept (1850)
"ammunition chest. WOOD : 2 ends; 2 sides; 1 bottom. — 1 panel and 2 clamps, for the lid. ... 1 linstock, in the loops on the ammunition chest. ..."
4. Military Schools and Courses of Instruction in the Science and Art of War in by Henry Barnard (1862)
"Principles of arrangement of the ammunition chest. ... Mountain ammunition chest. Loading of the chest with howitzer ammunition and infantry cartridges. ..."
5. Handbook for Light Artillery by Alexander Brydie Dyer (1896)
"Ammunition-chest. 13 Pickaxe attachment, rear. 14. Axe and spade board-irons. 15. ... Rear ammunition-chest han- 18. Ammunition-chest keys and chains. 20. ..."
6. A Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery: Prepared for the Use of Cadets of the U by Lawrence Laurenson Bruff (1896)
"The ammunition-chest / (Fig. 229) is supported by the fork, and by the two hounds>6. ... Ammunition-chest.—This is made of wood for lightness. ..."