fusil

[ fyoo-zuh l, -sil ]SEE DEFINITION OF fusil

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Our artillery lost its value, and we met them with fusil and caliver.

Alexis, meanwhile, had dropped his rifle and taken up the fusil of Pouchskin.

You talk one minute about using your fusil to shoot me, and I am not afraid.

When I had reached and cocked it, I presented it at an Indian who was unsheathing his fusil.

Many are also provided with the Northwestern fusil, and some have rifles.

The other raised his fusil at the same moment to his shoulder.

This Fusil is described as a lengthened and sharper lozenge.

He took up his double-barrelled Spanish fusil, let it off, and killed the two monkeys.

Hang up my sword and fusil over your chimney-place, and tell your children, twenty years hence, how they were won.

Many a sullen planter eyed his fusil longingly, in the hope that Lawrence might emerge from the forests to head a new mutiny.

WORD ORIGIN

flintlock musket, 1670s, from French fusil (see fusilier).

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