gun carriage

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gun carriage

n.
A frame or structure upon which a gun is mounted for firing or maneuvering.

gun carriage

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a mechanical frame on which a gun is mounted for adjustment and firing or for transportation

gun carriage

A mobile or fixed support for a gun. It sometimes includes the elevating and traversing mechanisms. Also called carriage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gun carriage - a framework on which a gun is mounted for firinggun carriage - a framework on which a gun is mounted for firing
barbette carriage - a gun carriage elevated so that the gun can be fired over the parapet
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
References in classic literature ?
They came to a standstill before a tiny chateau, in front of which stretched what might once have been an ornamental garden, but which was now torn to pieces by gun carriages, convoy waggons, and every description of vehicle.
A little behind them Nesvitski, who had been sent to the rearguard by the commander in chief, was sitting on the trail of a gun carriage.
Stripping his harness from him I securely bound his hands behind his back, and after similarly fastening his feet tied him to a heavy gun carriage.