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arquebus, harquebus, hackbut, hagbut(noun)
an obsolete firearm with a long barrel
A firearm with a long barrel.
a harquebus, of which the but was bent down or hooked for convenience in taking aim
Origin: [OF. haquebute, prob. a corruption of D. haakbus; haak hook + bus gun barrel. See Hook, and 2d Box, and cf. Arquebus.]
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