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 in it.
Taking a cigar from his case and nipping off the end, he rasps a fusee to light it.
He succeeds in getting hold of it, though not till the fusee has ceased flaming.
He said nothing, but consulted his watch by the aid of a fusee.
The man picked out a fusee, struck it, and bent his head to it.
The chief had a fusee, which he carried slung, in addition to his rifle.