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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The technique of using small arms.
  • n. Muskets considered as a group.
  • n. Musketeers considered as a group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The technique of using small arms such as muskets.
  • n. A collection of muskets or musketeers.
  • n. Musket fire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Muskets, collectively.
  • n. The fire of muskets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art or science of firing small-arms: as, an instructor of musketry.
  • n. Muskets collectively.
  • n. A body of troops armed with muskets.

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

  • n. the technique of using small arms (especially in battle)
  • n. musketeers and their muskets collectively

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