Harquebuse
Harquebus Har"que*bus Harquebuse Har"que*buse (h[aum]r"kw[-e]*b[u^]s), n. [See {Arquebus}.] A firearm with match holder, trigger, and tumbler, made in the second half of the 15th century. The barrel was about forty inches long. A form of the harquebus was subsequently called {arquebus with matchlock}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arquebus — Ar que*bus, Arquebuse Ar que*buse (?; 277), n. [F. arquebuse, OF. harquebuse, fr. D. haak bus; cf. G. hakenb[ u]chse a gun with a hook. See {Hagbut}.] A sort of hand gun or firearm a contrivance answering to a trigger, by which the burning match… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arquebus with matchlock — Harquebus Har que*bus Harquebuse Har que*buse (h[aum]r kw[ e]*b[u^]s), n. [See {Arquebus}.] A firearm with match holder, trigger, and tumbler, made in the second half of the 15th century. The barrel was about forty inches long. A form of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arquebuse — Arquebus Ar que*bus, Arquebuse Ar que*buse (?; 277), n. [F. arquebuse, OF. harquebuse, fr. D. haak bus; cf. G. hakenb[ u]chse a gun with a hook. See {Hagbut}.] A sort of hand gun or firearm a contrivance answering to a trigger, by which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harquebus — Har que*bus Harquebuse Har que*buse (h[aum]r kw[ e]*b[u^]s), n. [See {Arquebus}.] A firearm with match holder, trigger, and tumbler, made in the second half of the 15th century. The barrel was about forty inches long. A form of the harquebus was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harquebus — Arquebus Ar que*bus, Arquebuse Ar que*buse (?; 277), n. [F. arquebuse, OF. harquebuse, fr. D. haak bus; cf. G. hakenb[ u]chse a gun with a hook. See {Hagbut}.] A sort of hand gun or firearm a contrivance answering to a trigger, by which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harquebus — or arquebus noun Etymology: Middle French harquebuse, arquebuse, modification of Middle Dutch hakebusse, from hake hook + busse tube, box, gun, from Late Latin buxis box Date: 1532 a matchlock gun invented in the 15th century which was portable… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • harquebus — /hahr kweuh beuhs/, n., pl. harquebuses. any of several small caliber long guns operated by a matchlock or wheel lock mechanism, dating from about 1400. Also, harquebuse, harquebuss, arquebus. Also called hackbut, hagbut. [1525 35; < MF… …   Universalium

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