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Synonyms for firelock

a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock


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good musket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt," various
And while I agree this breaks somewhat new ground, it's not entirely unprecedented, a writer smarter than me points out that shortly after the founding of our great republic, newly elected president George Washington signed into law the Militia Act, which forced every (white) man to "provide himself with a good musket or firelock, a sufficient bayonet and belt, two spare flints, and a knapsack, a pouch with a box therein to contain not less than twenty-four cartridges, suited to the bore of his musket or firelock, each cartridge to contain a proper quantity of powder and ball; or with a good rifle, knapsack, shot-pouch and powder horn, twenty balls suited to the bore of his rifle, and a quarter of a pound of powder.
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That included a musket or firelock, bayonet, and ammunition, which "every free able-bodied white male citizen" aged eighteen to forty-five years old was required to "provide himself with" under the first Federal Militia Act.
He said he found him "wild-looking" and wearing "goatskins", adding: "He had with him his clothes and bedding, with a firelock, some powder, bullets and tobacco, a hatchet, a knife, a kettle, a Bible and books.
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44) Act of 1792, supra note 34, [section] 1 ("That every citizen so enrolled and notified, 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, with a box therein, to contain not less than twenty-four cartridges,.
7) "He looked round for his gun, but in place of the clean well-oiled [one], he found an old firelock lying by him, the barrel incrusted with rust, the lock falling off, and the stock worm-eaten" (Irving 1963a: 35).
For this purpose, if you have a sentry-box, get some stones and make yourself a seat; or bore two holes on the opposite sides through which you may place your stick, or for want of it, your firelock.
My religion consists in a firelock, open touchhole, good flint, well rammed charge, and seventy rounds of powder and ball.
Fearing for the safety of their own wives and children, the soldiers retreated allowing the rioters to smash the arsenal's store of firelock muskets, despite the fact that this was the twentieth year of French war when any interference with the military was treated very seriously.
Van der Velde introduces the story beautifully in the first chapter: a visit in a retirement home with eighty-three-year-old Bavius Bouma, who keeps a guozzeroer in his tiny room, an ancient British firelock nearly ten feet in length and weighing at least sixty pounds.
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