Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Originally, the revolving part of a wheel-lock.
  • noun Hence The wheel-lock itself.
  • noun A gun fitted with a wheel-lock. See harquebus.

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

  • noun rare A gunlock.

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  • noun A gunlock.

Etymologies

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See rouet.

Examples

  • After managing to get his hands on a little corned beef hash and a few slices of fried potatoes without being hassled too much by Gary and the twins, he went back to his Cadillac bedroom, rewet the gunnysacks, and slept until it was quite dark.

    William S. And The Great Escape

  • After managing to get his hands on a little corned beef hash and a few slices of fried potatoes without being hassled too much by Gary and the twins, he went back to his Cadillac bedroom, rewet the gunnysacks, and slept until it was quite dark.

    William S. And The Great Escape

  • After managing to get his hands on a little corned beef hash and a few slices of fried potatoes without being hassled too much by Gary and the twins, he went back to his Cadillac bedroom, rewet the gunnysacks, and slept until it was quite dark.

    William S. And The Great Escape

  • After managing to get his hands on a little corned beef hash and a few slices of fried potatoes without being hassled too much by Gary and the twins, he went back to his Cadillac bedroom, rewet the gunnysacks, and slept until it was quite dark.

    William S. And The Great Escape

  • I had a bad habit uv puttin my contacts in my mouth to rewet them.

    Nearsighted Kitteh - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Do not leave sponges on the side of the tub or sink where they will repeatedly be rewet.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Do not leave sponges on the side of the tub or sink where they will repeatedly be rewet.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Do not leave sponges on the side of the tub or sink where they will repeatedly be rewet.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Do not leave sponges on the side of the tub or sink where they will repeatedly be rewet.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • In the bitterly cold towns on the northern border, the coaches used to break the surface of the lake with hatchets and hand out basins of water to the kids, so they could rewet the surface of the ice and smooth it down.

    THE SECOND MARK

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  • Gunlock; wet again.

    November 22, 2007

  • Onomatopoeia: the sound a frog makes.

    November 22, 2007

  • Not what I was expecting.

    June 29, 2018