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a heavy cannon with a long barrel used in the 16th and 17th centuries

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a medieval musket

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CFI is excited to have Culverin as part of our organization.
CFI's acquisition of Culverin will fortify CFI's position in the branch office automation market place and allow it to offer technology solutions that integrate sales, service, and documentation through the teller station, operations platform, telephone call center, personal computer, and other alternative delivery channels.
Desperation was such that a 150 year-old, 18-pdr long gun (a culverin drake) that had had its trunnions and cascabel cut off to render it unserviceable, was mounted on a crude wooden carriage and pressed into service.
To give you an idea of some: bombard and bombardel, culverin, basilisk, falconet, licorne, petard, robinet and the darkly endowed murderer.
His previous experience also includes Director of Marketing for Culverin Corporation's branch automation and remittance processing systems.
These were a Roman gladius (a type of short sword), 1st century AD, bought by the Royal Armouries, Leeds, at Christie's, 28 April 2004, for 54,970 [pounds sterling] (including premium and VAT); an Italian culverin, 1533, bought by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, from Danny Katz Ltd.
Overlooking the award-winning beaches with their gaily-painted huts is Gun Hill, where six culverins from the Elizabethan era protect the shore.
Photo: Smoky barrage from Golden Hinde's culverins announces its arrival in every port.