meaning of Battering-ram

Battering-ram meaning in General Dictionary

An engine used in old times to conquer along the walls of besieged locations.

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  • A blacksmith's hammer, suspended, and worked horizontally.

Battering-ram meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An engine found in old times to conquer along the walls of besieged places.

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  • (n.) A blacksmith's hammer, suspended, and worked horizontally.

Sentence Examples with the word Battering-ram

I would have you investigate it now with the sole view of forming to yourself some unexaggerated, intelligent estimate of whatever battering-ram power may be lodged there.

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