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Definition of musket:

  1. A species of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army. It was originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances ( including the flintlock, and finally the percussion lock) were successively substituted. This arm has been generally superseded by the rifle.
  2. The male of the sparrow hawk.


air rifle, automatic, air gun, 0.45, BB gun, matchlock, derringer.

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