orgue definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of long, dense bits of timber, pointed and shod with iron, and suspended, each by an independent line, over a gateway, is let down in the event of attack.
    • A piece of ordnance, consisting of a number of musket drums organized making sure that a match or train may relate with each of their touchholes, and a discharge be guaranteed virtually or quite at the same time.
    • anybody of a number of long, thick items of timber, pointed and shod with iron, and suspended, each by another rope, over a gateway, becoming let down in case there is assault.
    • a bit of ordnance, composed of several musket drums arranged to ensure that a match or train may connect to all their touchholes, and a discharge be secured very nearly or rather simultaneously.

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