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musket in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmusketmus‧ket /ˈmʌskɪt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMWa type of gun used in the past
Examples from the Corpus
musketSomewhere, and not so very far off, there was a musket fight.Posed him in a uniform with a musket in front of a wax image of General Washington.This happened at the time when the long bow was finally succeeded by the musket and pike.The musket firing between skirmishers at times was very brisk.The muskets were lifted to the men's shoulders.The Prussian infantry levelled their muskets over the furniture barricade.They raised and lowered their muskets, fixed 18-inch-long bayonets to their weapons and demonstrated various marching maneuvers.