Muzzle-loading Muz"zle-load`ing, a. Receiving its charge through the muzzle; as, a muzzle-loading rifle. [1913 Webster]

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  • muzzle-loading — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muzzle loading — pabūklo užtaisymas pro laibgalį statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Minosvaidžio užtaisymas pro vamzdžio laibgalį. atitikmenys: angl. muzzle loading rus. заряжание с дула …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • muzzle-loading — adjective (of firearms) taking the projectile or cartridge through the muzzle • Pertains to noun: ↑gun muzzle * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective of a firearm : receiving the cartridge or projectile at the muzzle * * * muzzˈle loadˈing adjective • …   Useful english dictionary

  • muzzle-loading — adjective Describing a gun in which the ammunition is loaded at the front of the barrel …   Wiktionary

  • Muzzle-loading rifle — RMLS redirects here. For the real estate databases in various countries, see Multiple Listing Service. A muzzle loading rifle (often abbreviated RML) is a gun in which the projectile and propelling charge is loaded through the muzzle (i.e. the… …   Wikipedia

  • Muzzle Loading Associations International Committee — The Muzzle Loading Associations International Committee (MLAIC) is the world governing body for competition with muzzle loading fireararms. History The 2008 World Championships were held 11–16 August 2008 in Adelaide, Australia.[citation needed]… …   Wikipedia

  • National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association — The NMLRA Logo. Founded in 1933, the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA) is the largest association of muzzleloaders in the United States. It is known for its promotion of the sport of muzzleloading which involves the firing of… …   Wikipedia

  • muzzle-loader — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a muzzle loading firearm * * * muzzˈle loadˈer noun A firearm loaded through the muzzle, opp to breech loader • • • Main Entry: ↑muzzle …   Useful english dictionary

  • muzzle-loader — /ˈmʌzəl loʊdə/ (say muzuhl lohduh) noun a firearm which is loaded through the muzzle. –muzzle loading, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Breech-loading weapon — naval breech loader. Notice that there is a series of interlocking doors that never permit an open path from the gunhouse, down which a flash might travel, to the magazine.A breech loading weapon is a firearm (a rifle, a gun etc.) in which the… …   Wikipedia

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