from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as hackbut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A harquebus, of which the but was bent down or hooked for convenience in taking aim.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A firearm with a long barrel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an obsolete firearm with a long barrel


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