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tompion

[tom-pee-uh n] /ˈtɒm pi ən/
noun
1.
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  • The bore of the barrel will at all times, except in exercise, be secured against the weather by means of a tompion.
British Dictionary definitions for tompion

tampion

/ˈtæmpɪən/
noun
1.
a plug placed in a gun's muzzle when the gun is not in use to keep out moisture and dust
Word Origin
C15: from French: tampon

tompion

/ˈtɒmpɪən/
noun
1.
a variant of tampion
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