harquebus


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Related to harquebus: blunderbuss, rapier
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Synonyms for harquebus

an obsolete firearm with a long barrel

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Thus it was that the early hand-held gonne was superseded by the matchlock harquebus, which was replaced with the snaphaunce and dog lock muskets.
Soon thereafter, Aguirre was killed by harquebus shots fired from two of his former rebel comrades.
Technical advances in firepower, such as the repeater gun or fast-shooting harquebus presented to Tsarevich Fyodor Alexeevich by the Earl of Carlisle or the artistry of damasceners, ivory carvers and chasers in ornamenting precious sporting guns and holster pistols, mean something only to specialists.
New elements that are only present in the Furioso are now treated, such as the harquebus, the goblet, and the horn.