matchlock : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an early style of musket; a slow-burning wick would be lowered into a hole in the breech to ignite the charge
- Harry Byrd was not on the Senate floor when Freshman Humphrey first discharged his matchlock.
- It begins with an adolescent Will composing lyrics in the forest of Charlcote Park, carries him through his matchlock wedding with Anne Hathaway and up to London.
- Two Munich gunmakers, for example, used bone, ivory, chiseled steel and beaten gold to decorate a combined wheel lock and matchlock for Maximilian of Bavaria around 1600, with .