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culverin

Another word from Dracula.

cul·ver·in /ˈkʌlvərɪn/
noun
1. medieval form of musket.
2. a kind of heavy cannon used in the 16th and 17th centuries.

[Origin: 1400-50; late ME < MF coulevrine < L colubrīna, fem. of colubrīnus colubrine]

Source: Dictionary.com.

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