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    • a gun carriage which elevates guns sufficiently to…
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barbette carriage definition

  • noun:
    • a gun carriage which elevates guns sufficiently to stay barbette. [See Illust. of Casemate.]
    • a gun carriage elevated so the weapon could be fired across parapet
    • a gun carriage which elevates weapons sufficiently to be in barbette. [See Illust. of Casemate.]
    • a gun carriage elevated so the firearm may be fired on the parapet
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