Old muskets fired by a fusee, with a prong to rest the barrel on.
The principle of the "drum and fusee" action will be understood from Fig. 201.
I cautiously presented my fusee but did not dare to fire against the orders.
The other day, on the pier at Boulogne, I lit a fusee for the purpose of having a smoke.
Nothing daunted he sought his fusee case; there was just one left ...