pepperbox


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pepperbox

A small cylindrical tower or turret resembling the shape of a pepperbox used to sprinkle ground pepper; often has a conical roof.
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33) Jack Dunlap, American British & Continental Pepperbox Firearms 16 (1964).
The court heard how calls were made to the RSPCA and the International League for the Protection of Horses in February 2005 after three emaciated horses were spotted at Stacey's Pepperbox Stud in Bramley, Surrey.
These include the Five Ponds, Pepperbox, Ha-de-ron-dah, Blue Ridge, Pigeon Lake, and West Canada Lake Wilderness Areas, the Independence River Wild Forest, and the Moose River Plains Wild Forest.
Delmarva Driving Club 9th Annual Fall Harvest at Pepperbox.
There were double-barreled examples and pepperbox revolvers to discharge multiple projectiles.
He took a job as manager of the Pepperbox Ranch near Alta.
Proudfoot's diaries and a history by Londoner Leslie Rob Gray, Proudfoot to Pepperbox to Posterity (1833-1983), reveal that Proudfoot and his new friends among the settlers built a log house from which he would walk or ride a horse to his preaching stations.
The overseer's standin' just outside with a big blacksnake whip and a pepperbox pistol in his belt.
Helena will resemble the perforated cap of a pepperbox and claims will be as numerous there as town lots in Southern California.
She had her knees up, resting her wrists on them; the pepperbox muzzle of a flechette pistol emerged from her hands.
It's a pepperbox revolver that my Uncle Andrew gave me last year, and I've got it right here in this bundle.