Definition of Pederero

1. n. A term formerly applied to a short piece of chambered ordnance.



Definition of Pederero

1. pedrero [n PEDEREROS or PEDEREROES] - See also: pedrero

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pederero

pedders
peddle
peddled
peddler
peddleries
peddlers
peddlery
peddles
peddling
peddlings
pederasties
pederasts
pederero (current term)
pedereros
pedes
pedeses
pedesis
pedestal
pedestal fan
pedestal table
pedestaled
pedestaling
pedestalled
pedestalling
pedestals
pedestrial
pedestrian

Literary usage of Pederero

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1. The Voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the by François Pyrard (1887)
"... a corruption of Fr. pierrier, Port, pederero, and is taken from an engine used for casting stones, which was in use before the discovery of gunpowder. ..."

2. Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope by Jan van Riebeeck (1898)
"An Iron pederero of 8 Ibs. facing the Tail Valley (Steert Valley), loth April. „ „ 6 Ibs. „ Table Mountain. ,, ,. ..."

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