chassepot definition

  • noun:
    • A breechloading rifle introduced into the French army in 1866.
    • A kind of breechloading, centre-fire rifle.
    • some sort of breechloading, center-fire rifle, or enhanced needle-gun.
    • The breech-loading rifle formally introduced to the French army in 1866-68.
    • A breechloading rifle introduced to the French military in 1866.
    • a type of breechloading, centre-fire rifle.
    • some sort of breechloading, center-fire rifle, or improved needle-gun.
    • The breech-loading rifle officially introduced in to the French army in 1866-68.

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