Definition of Howitzers

1. Noun. (plural of howitzer) ¹



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Definition of Howitzers

1. howitzer [n] - See also: howitzer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Howitzers

howers
howes
however
howf
howfed
howff
howffed
howffing
howffs
howfing
howfs
howieite
howitz
howitzer
howitzerlike
howitzers (current term)
howitzes
howk
howked
howker
howkers
howking
howks
howl
howl out
howled
howler
howler monkey
howler monkeys
howlers

Literary usage of Howitzers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Piece (section). lish and other nations for the improvement of mortars and howitzers, first in a smooth-bored and then in a rifled state. ..."

2. Hand-book of Artillery for the Service of the United States: (Army & Militia). by Joseph Roberts (1863)
"ON howitzers. 1. What is a HOWITZER ? A chambered piece, of larger calibre than a gun of like weight, and mounted in a similar manner. 2. ..."

3. A Critical Study of German Tactics and of the New German Regulations by Marie Félix de Pardieu (1912)
"howitzers. MISSION OF THE HOWITZER. The French military authorities assume that the 7.5 cm. gun can do all the work required by combat in flat open country. ..."

4. Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy by Navy Dept, United States, Bureau of Ordnance (1866)
"NOTES ON THE USE OF BOAT-howitzers. 53* NB—Before equipping boats with howitzers, notice attentively the Hints for General Service, commencing at page 146, ..."

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