musketoon definition

  • noun:
    • A firearm, much like a musket however with a shorter barrel.
    • One who is armed with these types of a musket.
    • A short musket.
    • one that is equipped with such a musket.
    • A light and quick hand-gun: in the seventeenth and eighteenth hundreds of years a usual tool of cavalry.
    • A soldier armed with a musketoon: typically utilized in the plural.

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