cascabel definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny, circular, medium-hot dried chili.
    • A rounded projection behind the breech of a muzzleloading cannon.
    • A small, circular, hot number of chili pepper, Capsicum annuum, which rattles when dried out.
    • A knob at the conclusion of a cannon, cast on the gun-barrel, to which ropes tend to be connected in order to manage recoil.
    • A bell mounted on a sleigh or sleigh use.
    • The projection in back associated with breech of a cannon, often a knob or breeching cycle associated with the weapon by a neck. In old article authors it included all-in rear of the base ring. [See Illust. of cannon.]
    • That element of a cannon which will be behind the base-ring, such as the base and knob.
    • a bell attached to a sleigh, or even the harness of a horse that is pulling a sleigh

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