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- n. Plural form of musketo.
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There the crown has done all; either there were no people who had genius, or it was not much attended to: the consequence is, that the province is very thinly inhabited indeed; the power of the crown in conjunction with the musketos has prevented men from settling there.
'Mosquitrs (or musketos or muskeeters) very troublesome.'"