Meaning of firing step in English:

firing step


another term for fire step
‘‘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.’
  • ‘They had dug trenches and firing steps on the gassy slope in amongst the small trees that were planted there.’
  • ‘You slept on the firing step, if you could, shells bursting all around you.’
  • ‘A soldier is standing on the firing step on the right with his rifle.’