flintlock

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  • noun

Synonyms for flintlock

a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock

Synonyms

an obsolete gunlock that has flint embedded in the hammer

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The court heard that Gant had been making threats to kill himself while in possession of an imitation musket or flint-lock weapon and Judge Durham Hall told him: "We need to know what's going on with you.
The weather conditions did not improve the mood of the soldiers who, having skewered chunks of meat with the ramrods from their flint-lock firearms, were squatting around low campfires preparing the morning's repast.