battering ram


battering ram

noun

  1. an ancient military device with a heavy horizontal ram for battering down walls, gates, etc.
  2. any of various similar devices, usually machine-powered, used in demolition, by police and firefighters to force entrance to a building, etc.

noun

  1. (esp formerly) a large beam used to break down the walls or doors of fortifications

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