musket : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long barrel; formerly used by infantrymen
- Charge your musket! Draw forth your scouring stick! Shorten your scouring stick! Put in your bullet and ram home! Present! Give fire! Dismount your musket!.
- He opened cannon and musket fire on the would-be deserters, who quickly reassessed and came ashore.
- Some Lancashire Sam dropped his musket somewhere on the Western Front last week.
News & Articles
- Learn To Use A Musket
Eric Rucker gets a lesson in how to use a musket from the Yolo Frontloaders Gun Club. …
June 14, 2013 - FOX40 Sacramento
- Ian Paisley in Washington Post
Instead of reverberating with "cannon fire, the shot of musket, or the clash of sword steel, today we have tranquility in which we can contemplate the past and look forward to the future," said Paisley, who presented Ahern a musket that was...
- Horatio Gates in Human Events (blog)
In a letter to Continental Army Gen. Horatio Gates, future postmaster general Ebenezer Hazard, writes: "The King of England's arms have been burned in Philadelphia and his statue here [in New York] has been pulled down to make musket balls : so that...
- Mike Krzyzewski in West Virginia University Mountaineers
It will be an honor playing against Bob and his kids and the West Virginia fans - good people,Krzyzewski said. "I just hope they don't shoot that musket right near our bench too much."