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- n. Plural form of frizzen.
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In receptacles on the bench were the various parts of the flintlock itself—springs, cocks, sears, frizzens, triggers, tumblers, screws, flints—and the brass bands, tubes, flanges and supports which bound the gun together.
Seven hundred men pulled their triggers and seven hundred flints snapped forward onto frizzens.
Their nails bled where they had dragged at cartridges, levered stiff frizzens, and torn on flints.