Mortar piece

a mortar.
- Shak.

See also: Mortar

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He recognized one as a man in his mid-thirties everyone had nicknamed "Pops." The man lay "writhing on the ground, his whole stomach ripped with bullets." Patey "was hit by a mortar piece in the eye and upper chest and ...
To avoid injuries from falling mortar pieces, one kindergarten will be temporarily closed," said Ohrid Mayor Nikola Bakraceski.
"[There] were North Korean shipments to Congo in 2008 and 2009 of engines for T-54 and T-62 tanks and BMP-2 and BTR-60 APCs, along with later arrangements for the 'refurbishment' of some artillery and mortar pieces in Congo," said Hardy.
Henry Shelton tallied up approximately 120 tanks, 220 armored personnel carriers and "up to 450 artillery and mortar pieces." But a suppressed report--finally released after Newsweek forced the Pentagon's hand--found evidence for only fourteen tanks, eighteen armored personnel carriers and twenty artillery pieces.
The numbers were impressive: 120 tanks, 220 armored personnel carriers, up to 450 artillery and mortar pieces. Such were the initial assessments of the damage inflicted on Serbian military forces by USAF and NATO aircraft -- all without a single casualty to friendly forces.
In 38,000 sorties by 1,200 Allied aircraft only 93 tanks, 153 armoured carriers and 389 artillery and mortar pieces were hit.