demiculverin

noun
demi·​culverin

Definition of demiculverin

: a culverin of about 4¹/₂ inches bore for ball of 9 to 13 pounds

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History and Etymology for demiculverin

Middle French demie coulevrine, from demie (feminine of demi half) + coulevrine culverin

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“Demiculverin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demiculverin. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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