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Definition of Harquebus

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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.]
Harquebus
Harquebus Har"que*bus, Harquebuse Har"que*buse, n. [See Arquebus.] A firearm with match holder, trigger, and tumbler, made in the second half of the 15th century. the barrel was about forty inches long. A form of the harquebus was subsequently called arquebus with matchlock.

Meaning of Harquebus from wikipedia

- to the flintlock musket. The arquebus has at times been known as the harquebus, harkbus, hackbut, hagbut, archibugio, haakbus, schiopo, sclopus, tüfenk...
- harquebusiers were characterised by the use of a form of carbine, called a "harquebus". In England, harquebusier was the technical name for this type of cavalry...
- longest Barrel, vis. from 5​1⁄2 foot to 6; with an indifferent Bore, under Harquebus: Tho' for different Occasions they shou'd be of different Sorts, and Sizes...
- the prototype of the petronel. The petronel is a compromise between the harquebus and the pistol. Early petronel dates back to the end of the 14th century...
- Soto Atahualpa (POW) Strength 106 infantry 62 cavalry four cannons 12 harquebuses 3,000–8,000 unarmed personal attendants/lightly armed guards Casualties...
- lawsuit against Gutenberg. Mid 15th Century: The Arquebus (also spelled Harquebus) is invented, possibly in Spain. 1451: Caravel, a small, highly-maneuverable...
- engignour, meaning a constructor of military engines such as trebuchets, harquebuses, longbows, cannons, catapults, ballistas, stirrups, armour as well as...
- branch (Improvised, Worldwide) Arquebus, caliver, hackbut, harkbus, harquebus (European) Blunderbuss, donderbus (European) Bombard (European, Middle...
- and grenade launcher, as well as two devastating special attacks. Steyr Harquebus: A dissident fighting against the corporation. She is a small teenage...
- ... He is consequently marked for blows. It is at him that all the harquebuses are aimed. It is on his head that are dumped the most aromatic containers...
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