from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The lock of a musket.
- n. A musket.
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Henry had now adjusted a new flint to his musket-lock, and was following across the river as speedily as possible.
We heard the click of the sentinel's musket-lock; whereupon Captain De
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