Stand of ammunition

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stand of ammunition the projectile, cartridge, and sabot connected together.
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Usage

In literature:

I saw a man of the machine-gun section carrying the tripod-stand, followed by another with the ammunition-belt-box.
"At Suvla Bay" by John Hargrave
Jackson was talking ammunition with his chief of ordnance, an aide of A. P. Hill's standing near, waiting his turn.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
A student of the Polytechnic is standing on the left bank of the river; he has a musket, but no ammunition.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
The men made no effort to stand, and the gun was abandoned with sixty-three rounds and fifteen cases of reserve ammunition.
"General Gordon" by Seton Churchill
Four brass field-pieces, nine hundred dragoon swords, a thousand stand of arms, and four ammunition wagons were the spoils of this victory.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
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