muzzle-loading muzzle-loading

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of firearms) taking the projectile or cartridge through the muzzle

Usage(s):

  1. Along Northern Rhodesia's Congo border, Bemba tribesmen blasted homemade, muzzle-loading guns into the night.
  2. Burrows' command was only a few hundred men, armed with muzzle-loading muskets.
  3. They manned even an old muzzle-loading cannon, which recoiled 18 feet and had to be hauled back into place after every shot.

News

  • Be the hunter, not the hunted

    ST. JOSEPH - With the approach of the regular firearm and muzzle-loading deer seasons, Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey is advising hunters to know important safety rules before taking to the fields
    on November 1, 2013     Source: The Herald-Palladium

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