fieldpiece

noun
field·​piece | \ ˈfēl(d)-ˌpēs How to pronounce fieldpiece (audio) \

Definition of fieldpiece

: a gun or howitzer for use in the field

First Known Use of fieldpiece

1544, in the meaning defined above

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“Fieldpiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fieldpiece. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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