Musketoon
Musketoon \Mus`ket*oon"\, n. [F. mousqueton; cf. It. moschettone.] 1. A short musket. [1913 Webster]

2. One who is armed with such a musket. [1913 Webster]


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  • musketoon — mus·ke·toon …   English syllables

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  • musquetoon — musketoonˈ or musquetoonˈ noun 1. A short musket 2. A soldier armed with one • • • Main Entry: ↑musket * * * musquet(t)oon variant forms of musketoon …   Useful english dictionary

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