Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLINTLOCK

The parted edges disclosed also the butts of two flintlock pistols.

Silver glittered about the flintlock and the hardwood stock of his gun.

Dave took the shotgun an' pap has grandpap's flintlock, but Billy didn't have a gun.

If not he knows nothing of flintlock guns, and I must explain.

And old Flintlock has voiced the sentiments of the entire party.

The mossback cannot win, because he prefers a flintlock to a Mauser.

It was still a long shot from him, as he had only a smooth-bore, flintlock gun.

"I hope that's sent them about their business," said Reeves, as he reloaded the flintlock.

The weapon, according to the times, was a flintlock, single-barreled muzzle-loader.

We would strike fire by means of the flintlock gun which we had with us.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s as a type of musket-firing mechanism, from flint + lock (n.1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLINTLOCK

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.