flintlock flintlock  /f ˈlɪnt ˌlɑk/


  1. (n) a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock
  2. (n) an obsolete gunlock that has flint embedded in the hammer; the flint makes a spark that ignites the charge


  1. At Luebo, Baluba tribesmen armed with flintlock rifles and spears set fire to 200 homes and huts and slaughtered at least 18 Lulua tribesmen.
  2. Over him swung a long frontiersman's flintlock rifle.
  3. Armed with snubby flintlock and limber blade, Weaver does his crime busting in London during the second decade of the 18th century.


  1. Genesee Country Museum will look back to 1813

    MUMFORD – The Genesee Country Museum will turn back the calendar 200 years for a pair of events June 22 and 23. A War of 1812 Bicentennial program will feature re-enactors camping, drilling and target shooting with flintlock rifles.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  2. Pirates and Wenches Ball is Saturday

    CAPE CHARLES — Put on your best eye patch, sharpen your cutlass, clean your flintlock pistol, and plan to walk the plank as “Pirates and Wenches” swarm into the town of Cape Charles.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

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