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cascabel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cascabel  \Cas"ca*bel\,  n.  [Sp.  cascabel  a  little  bell,  also  (fr. 
  the  shape),  a  knob  at  the  breech  end  of  a  cannon.] 
  The  projection  in  rear  of  the  breech  of  a  cannon,  usually  a 
  knob  or  breeching  loop  connected  with  the  gun  by  a  neck.  In 
  old  writers  it  included  all  in  rear  of  the  base  ring. 
 
  Note:  [See  Illust.  of  {Cannon}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cascabel 
  n  :  bell  attached  to  a  sleigh,  or  to  harness  of  horse  pulling  a 
  sleigh  [syn:  {sleigh  bell}] 




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