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The name given to the guns which were temporarily moved from the normal broadside gun tiers of a sailing man-of-war for use through chase ports cut on the gun-deck level in the bows of a ship, i.e. they were not permanently mounted to fire ahead, as was the bow chase, and were fired from the gun-deck level and not from the upper deck.

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