breechloader [breech-loh-der] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun a firearm loaded at the.
Origin of breechloader First recorded in 1855–60;+ Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for breechloader Historical Examples of breechloader
Yes, a breechloader—a Purdey he called it, and a bag of cartridges.
G. Manville Fenn
A motion to “Hay,” who held the firing lanyard, and almost instantly came the sharp, vicious report of the breechloader.
The Honourable, when he went over the farm with his breechloader, invariably came in and drank a glass of the small beer.
The chief lesson taught by the engagement is the tremendous power of the breechloader in steady hands.