from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A firearm which receives its charge through the muzzle, as distinguished from one which is loaded at the breech.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gun which is loaded from the muzzle: opposed to breech-loader.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle
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