- a (of guns) designed to be loaded at the breech
- It was only as a brilliant sideline that he designed the first cast-steel, breech-loading cannon, which gave France, in the War of 1870, its first taste of Krupp-built firepower.
- A breech-loading carbine made especially for King George I of England went on display in the Tower of London last week.
- He patented his breech-loading rifle in 1879, a repeating rifle in 1884, and a box magazine in 1895.
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- Historic rifle now on display at Fort Sill museum
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - In the years he served as curator of artillery for the Fort Sill Museum, Lynden Couvillion always knew the 3.18-inch Breech-Loading Chambered Rifle was special. Now, thanks to him, visitors who tour the Field Artillery Museum can see exactly how it was loaded. ...
Jan. 27, 2014 - The Washington Times