field·​piece ˈfēl(d)-ˌpēs How to pronounce fieldpiece (audio)
: a gun or howitzer for use in the field

Word History

First Known Use

1544, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fieldpiece was in 1544

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“Fieldpiece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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