Maxim gunMax·im gun
An early, water-cooled, automatic machine gun having a single barrel.
Origin of Maxim gunAfter Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, (1840–1916), American-born British inventor who developed it.
- A British machine gun of various calibres used by the British army from 1889 until World War II.
After the inventor Sir Hiram Maxim (1840-1916).