from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See harquebus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as harquebus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an obsolete firearm with a long barrel
French haquebute, from Old French hacquebute, alteration (influenced by buter, to aim at) of Middle Dutch hakebus; see harquebus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)