musket

Long-barrelled shoulder gun with a smooth bore, loaded through the muzzle, used from the late 16th to late 19th centuries.

musket

[n] - a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long barrel
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Musket

Mus'ket noun [ French mousquet , Italian moschetto , formerly, a kind of hawk; confer Old French mousket , moschet , a kind of hawk falcon, French mouchet , prop., a little fly (the hawk probably being named from its size), from Latin musca a fly. Confer M...
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musket

1. <zoology> The male of the sparrow hawk. ... 2. A species of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army. It was originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances (including the flintlock, and finally the percussion lock) were successively substituted. This arm has been generally superseded ...
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musket

noun a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long barrel; formerly used by infantrymen
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Musket

• (n.) A species of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army. It was originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances (including the flintlock, and finally the percussion lock) were successively substituted. This arm has been generally superseded by the rifle. • (n.) The male of the sp...
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musket

muzzle-loading shoulder firearm, evolved in 16th-century Spain as a larger version of the harquebus (q.v.). It was replaced in the mid-19th century ... [7 related articles]
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musket

musket: see small arms.
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Musket

A musket was a hand-gun first introduced in the early 16th century as a development of the culverin and arquebus. It was discharged by means of a lighted match, which gave rise to its name matchlock. It was so heavy that it had to be laid across a staff or rest to be fired. To make use of it the soldier needed to carry a lighted slow-burning match,...
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Musket

[horse] Musket (1867–1885) was an English-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and a Leading sire in Australia and New Zealand. ==Breeding== He was sired by Toxophilite, his dam was a bay mare (1857) who was a half-sister to General Peel’s dam, by West Australian (winner of the 1853 British Triple Crown) from Brown Bess (1844) by Camel. Musket w...
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Musket

A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore firearm, fired from the shoulder. Muskets were designed for use by infantry. A soldier armed with a musket had the designation musketman or musketeer. The musket replaced the arquebus, and was in turn replaced by the rifle (in both cases, after a long period of coexistence). The term `musket` is applied to.....
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musket

a bird of prey, a small hawk, proper for the use of
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musket

matchlock. In this period terms were very interchangeable, so the same gun could be referred to as several different things
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Musket

A male Sparrowhawk.
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Musket

A male sparrowhawk or spar
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MUSKET

The name for a male Sparrowhawk.
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musket

a bird of prey, a small hawk, proper for the use of
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Musket

An older form of military long arm. Usually with a long barrel, barrel bands and a smooth bore.
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musket

a smoothbore, long-barreled firearm, used before the invention of the rifle.
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