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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An early style of musket.

Usage examples (35)
  • They were apparently fairly well supplied with them, of either the "matchlock" or "snaphance"
  • "The firing of a matchlock was to be our signal that my men held the upper end of the pass, and were descending on our enemies.
  • On each side an Ironside keeping guard with a matchlock.
  • The man carried a matchlock, of which he was very proud. for more
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