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Definition of the noun firelock

What does firelock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: firelocks

  1. a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of firelock: flintlock
    • more generic term: muzzle loader = an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle
    • part: flintlock = an obsolete gunlock that has flint embedded in the hammer

Alternative definition of the noun firelock

noun

  1. An old form of gunlock, as the flintlock, which ignites the priming by a spark.

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Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

f; the firelock to the trail in two motions, as , seizing it at the first, at the lower loop, above the swell ; at die second, bring it n to the right side, the butt within two inches e ground ; at the third, drop the butt on the nd, placing the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British and Irish Civil Wars, 1637-1660 (2013)

by Martyn Bennett

Firelock. arminianism were passed by acclamation. Finch served as a chief justice during the 1630s and was involved in the trials of William Prynne, John Bastwicke, and Henry Burton (qq.v.). In 1640 Finch was appointed lord keeper and on ...

Google previewA New and Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1830)

Being, a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Usually Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military, as Well as Naval Operations of Ships: with Such Parts of Astronomy, and Navigation, as Will be Found Useful to Practical Navigators by William Falconer

Thè first position, to the left raise arms, is made from the poize or present arms, by throwing the firelock across the chest to the left, elevated to the angle of 45 degrees. The second position, to the left square arms, is executed by bringing the ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

Should the firelock be drawn back, or attempted to be carried high, in that cafe one shoulder will be advanced, the other kept back, and the upper part of the body diftorted, and not placed fquare with refpest to the limbs. . Each recruit muft be ...

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

In which the Words are Explained in the Order of Their Natural Affinity, Independent of Alphabetical Arrangement; and the Signification of Each is Traced from Its Etymology ... to which are Added, an Introduction, Containing a New Grammar of the Language, and an Alphabetical Index, for the Ease of Consultation by David Booth

The word is yet used, in an indefinite manner, for a Soldier's gun: but this gun is now always a Firelock. Some Infantry regiments, without any apparent reason for the distinction, are termed FUSILEERs; but we have no Musketeers, though we ...

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Firelock Meaning

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Scrabble value of F4I1R1E1L1O1C3K5

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of FIRELOCK

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  • FLOCKIER

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