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Definition of Musket


  1. The male of the sparrow hawk.
  2. A species of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army. It was originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances (including the flintlock, and finally the percussion lock) were successively substituted. This arm has been generally superseded by the rifle.

Musket Translations

musket in Dutch is musket
musket in German is Flinte
musket in Spanish is mosquete