What does arquebus mean?

Definitions for arquebus
ˈɑr kwə bəsar·que·bus

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    an obsolete firearm with a long barrel

Wiktionary

  1. arquebus(Noun)

    an obsolete matchlock firearm

    Etymology: From 15th century haakbus, from haak + bus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arquebus(noun)

    alt. of Arquebuse

Freebase

  1. Arquebus

    The arquebus, or "hook tube", is an early muzzle-loaded firearm used in the 15th to 17th centuries. In distinction from its predecessor the hand cannon, it has a matchlock. Like its successor the musket, it is a smoothbore firearm, but was initially lighter and easier to carry. It is a forerunner of the rifle and other longarm firearms. An improved version of the arquebus, the caliver, was introduced in the early 16th century. The word is derived from the English corruption of calibre as this gun was of standard bore, increasing combat effectiveness as troops could load bullets that would fit their guns. Heavy arquebuses mounted on wagons were called arquebus à croc. These carried a ball of about 3.5 ounces.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arquebus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arquebus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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