b: a long cannon (such as an 18-pounder) of the 16th and 17th centuries
Examples of culverin in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebResearchers recently found medieval cannonballs from culverins, an early form of cannon, that were most likely used by Vlad the Impaler, during his bloody battle in 1461 with the Ottoman Turks.
Fox News, 5 Aug. 2019
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