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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A gun which is loaded from the muzzle: opposed to breech-loader.

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

  • noun A firearm which receives its charge through the muzzle, as distinguished from one which is loaded at the breech.

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

  • noun an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle

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