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galloper


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Galloper  \Gal"lop*er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  gallops. 
 
  2.  (Mil.)  A  carriage  on  which  very  small  guns  were  formerly 
  mounted,  the  gun  resting  on  the  shafts,  without  a  limber. 
  --Farrow. 
 
  {Galloper  gun},  a  light  gun,  supported  on  a  galloper,  -- 
  formerly  attached  to  British  infantry  regiments.