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synonyms for musket

  • carbine
  • rifle
  • firearm
  • fusil
  • weapon
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How to use musket in a sentence

A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Keeping up an ululating clamor of commands, he ran to the roof of the dwelling, snatched up a musket and took steady aim.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They were well-acquainted with the effects of a musket, although not the least alarmed at having one fired off near them.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Upon none more so than he, who shoulders his musket, girds on his sword, and faces the enemy on to the charge.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
One of these sentinels was the farmer Andrew Black, with a cavalry sword belted to his waist, and a rusty musket on his shoulder.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Courage, that a poor private carrying a musket has to spare of; that does not fail a weasel or a rat; that is a brutish faculty?
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
When he got back to his fleet, Arnold formed his line to meet the British, who came steadily on until within musket shot.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Some of the enemy's ships and all their gondolas beat and rowed up within musket shot of us.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
When the drum called the men to quarters, Mr. Adams seized a musket and joined the marines.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
He had shouldered his musket and gone with the militia, leaving his wife and two children at home.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MUSKET

  • handgun
  • heat
  • musket
  • pistol
  • revolver
  • rifle
  • shotgun
  • weapon
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