arquebus


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Synonyms for arquebus

an obsolete firearm with a long barrel

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providing that anyone required to supply an arquebus could "carye not or use not the same Haquebut in any Highe waye, oneles it be coming or going to or from the Musters, or marching towares or from the Service of Defece of the Realme"); 8 TUDOR ROYAL PROCLAMATIONS 703 (Paul L.
I decided to take my money and run - too young to die for some poncy prince who doesn't know his arse from his arquebus.
One trigger-happy tormenter, an anthropomorphised winged lizard, aims an arquebus (one of the latest developments in Western weapon technology at the time) at the rich man, whose face has turned into a painful grimace while he is tortured in horrifying ways.
As a result, more advanced firearms were developed in Europe and eventually spread to Asia in the sixteenth century with Japan's import of Portuguese arquebus weapons.
Sub Lieutenant Madden, originally from Kibblesworth, Gateshead, and his group, nicknamed the "Soldiers in Khaki" thanks to their uniforms, boarded HMS Arquebus, one of the large landing ships designed to take troops right up on to the Normandy beaches.
Luisa de Padilla believed that all young men should be able to ride horses using two different types of seats, wield arms, and shoot an arquebus and crossbow well.
And what hope is there, if any, for the Indians who have no defense against the arquebus and musket, and no medicine for the pox and plague the invaders have brought with them?
armour that was virtually arrow-proof, whereas an arquebus slug