fieldpiece

noun
field·piece | \ ˈfēl(d)-ˌpēs \

Definition of fieldpiece 

: a gun or howitzer for use in the field

First Known Use of fieldpiece

1544, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fieldpiece

Share fieldpiece

Statistics for fieldpiece

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for fieldpiece

The first known use of fieldpiece was in 1544

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on fieldpiece

See words that rhyme with fieldpiece

Comments on fieldpiece

What made you want to look up fieldpiece? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deposit or conceal in a hiding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!