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  1. arquebus, harquebus, hackbut, hagbut(noun)

    an obsolete firearm with a long barrel

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  1. hagbut(Noun)

    A firearm with a long barrel.

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  1. Hagbut(noun)

    a harquebus, of which the but was bent down or hooked for convenience in taking aim

  2. 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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