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Definition of Arquebus

Arquebus
Arquebus Ar"que*bus, Arquebuse Ar"que*buse (?; 277), n. [F. arquebuse, OF. harquebuse, fr. D. haak-bus; cf. G. hakenb["u]chse a gun with a hook. See Hagbut.] A sort of hand gun or firearm a contrivance answering to a trigger, by which the burning match was applied. The musket was a later invention. [Written also harquebus.]

Meaning of Arquebus from wikipedia

- An arquebus (/ˈɑːrk(w)ɪbəs/ AR-k(w)ib-əs) is a form of long gun that appeared in Europe and the Ottoman Empire during the 15th century. An infantryman...
- Java arquebus refer to long primitive firearm from Indonesian archipelago, dating back to the last quarter of 15th century. The weapon was used by local...
- Jiaozhi arquebus refer to several type of gunpowder firearms produced historically in Vietnam. This page also include Vietnamese musketssince the early...
- weapon in the early 16th century, at first as a heavier variant of the arquebus, capable of penetrating heavy armor. By the mid-16th century, this type...
- Empire by 1425. This early arquebus was a hand cannon with a serpentine lever to hold matches. However this early arquebus did not have the matchlock...
- called bedil, or Java arquebus as the Chinese call it. The name istinggar comes from the Portuguese word espingarda meaning arquebus or musket. This term...
- English hinawajū (火縄銃, "matchlock gun"), was a type of matchlock-configured arquebus firearm introduced to ****an through the Portuguese Empire in 1543. Tanegashima...
- against samurai rule. The arrival of Europeans in 1543 introduced the arquebus into ****anese warfare, and ****an ended its status as a tributary state...
- company were usually issued with ranged weapons, such as a crossbow or an arquebus, and arranged in the wings of a square, in front of the pikemen. Likewise...
- was formed by Doppelsöldner ("double-pay men") renowned for their use of arquebus and Zweihänder. They formed the bulk of the Holy Roman Empire's Imperial...
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