From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galloper \Gal"lop*er\, n.
   1. One who, or that which, gallops.
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   2. (Mil.) A carriage on which very small guns were formerly
      mounted, the gun resting on the shafts, without a limber.
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   Galloper gun, a light gun, supported on a galloper, --
      formerly attached to British infantry regiments.
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