an early single-barreled, water-cooled machine gun cocked by the force of its own recoil.
an obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel and utilizing the recoil force of each shot to maintain automatic fire
[mak-suh-mil-yuh n] /ˌmæk səˈmɪl yən/ noun 1. 1832–67, archduke of Austria: emperor of Mexico 1864–67. 2. a male given name. noun 1. 1459–1519, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1493–1519. noun 1. 1527–76, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1564–76. /ˌmæksɪˈmɪlɪən/ noun 1. full name Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. 1832–67, archduke of Austria and emperor of […]
noun 1. full plate armor of the early 16th century, representing a combination of Italian and German styles and characterized by extensive use of fluting for lightness and strength.
- Maximilian I
noun 1. 1459–1519, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1493–1519. noun 1. 1459–1519, king of Germany (1486–1519) and Holy Roman Emperor (1493–1519)
- Maximilian II
noun 1. 1527–76, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1564–76.