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gunflint

[guhn-flint] /ˈgʌnˌflɪnt/
noun
1.
the flint in a flintlock.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; gun1 + flint
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gunflint

/ˈɡʌnˌflɪnt/
noun
1.
a piece of flint in a flintlock's hammer used to strike the spark that ignites the charge
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