Definition of Firelock. Meaning of Firelock. Synonyms of Firelock

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Definition of Firelock

Firelock
Firelock Fire"lock`, n. An old form of gunlock, as the flintlock, which ignites the priming by a spark; perhaps originally, a matchlock. Hence, a gun having such a lock.

Meaning of Firelock from wikipedia

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- he also ousted Ramnarian a sworn enemy of the Mughal Empire and created Firelock manufacturing factories at Patna with the sole purpose of giving advantage...
- shall, within six months thereafter, provide himself with a good musket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints, and a knapsack, a pouch...
- vernacular and slang terms, contained this entry: "Brown Bess: A soldier's firelock. To hug Brown Bess; to carry a fire-lock, or serve as a private soldier...
- of a revolver's cylinder. Pepperbox guns have existed for all types of firelock firearms and metal cased ammunition systems used in breechloading firearms:...
- the home of "Yankee Doodle": Yankee Doodle came to town, For to buy a firelock, We will tar and feather him, And so we will John Han****. Another pro-British...
- many were equipped with 0.69 in (17.5 mm) calibre French and Spanish firelocks. During the latter stage of the campaign, the Jacobites were reinforced...
- "Ten Thousand Miles Away" 1779. "What Will Become of England?" 1780. "Firelock Stile" 1781. "Barton Broad Babbing Ballad" 1782. "Marshfield Mummers Song"...
- or to hold the musket for movement with the command of "Shoulder your firelock". The main advantage of the British Army was that the infantry soldier...
- archibugio, haakbus, schiopo, sclopus, tüfenk, tofak, matchlock, and firelock. A type of firearm known as the musket, essentially a large arquebus, was...