Definition of firing step in English:

firing step


  • another term for fire step
    • ‘They had dug trenches and firing steps on the gassy slope in amongst the small trees that were planted there.’
    • ‘A soldier is standing on the firing step on the right with his rifle.’
    • ‘You slept on the firing step, if you could, shells bursting all around you.’
    • ‘‘Ready, lads!’ he bellowed, and leveled his arbalest across the uneven parapet as the others rose to their feet on the firing step with him.’