firelock

firelock

[fahyuhr-lok]
noun
a gun having a lock in which the priming is ignited by sparks struck from flint and steel, as the flintlock musket.

Origin:
1540–50; fire + lock1

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firelock (ˈfaɪəˌlɒk)
 
n
1.  an obsolete type of gunlock with a priming mechanism ignited by sparks
2.  a gun or musket having such a lock

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