[ US /ˈhɑɹkwəbəs/ ]
  1. an obsolete firearm with a long barrel
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How To Use harquebus In A Sentence

  • Quentin instantly fired his harquebuss — a man groaned and fell, and he himself, under the instant but vague discharge of a number of pieces, the fire of which ran in a disorderly manner along the column, and showed it to be very numerous, hastened back to the main guard. Quentin Durward
  • “Is your harquebuss loaded?” replied Oliver, without answering his query. Quentin Durward
  • Throwing his helmet away, he strode forward a dozen paces and turned a startled harquebusier around. Shadow Lord
  • Mary could see Riccio grab on to the bedpost in the bedroom, only to have his fingers clubbed with the stock of a harquebus. Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles
  • Arabe harquebuse, Albondoukani signifie l'arquebusier; c'était comme on le voit, le mot d'ordre dit Khalyfe. Arabian nights. English
  • For my own part, I confess I cannot forbear starting when the rattle of a harquebuse thunders in my ears on a sudden, and in a place where I am not to expect it, which I have also observed in others, braver fellows than I. The Essays of Montaigne — Complete
  • It was also typical that the prosecutor would have enlisted someone else to deliver it, one of the lads who regarded Arkady as ancient and as unpredictable as a loaded harquebus. Three Stations : An Arkady Renko Novel
  • adj. - having strong armament. armipotence, n. adj. - resounding with the clash of arms. arquebus (e), harquebus Xml's Blinklist.com
  • Hee shott in a harquebuse at birds, wherein hee was so perfect and excellent, as hee did kill larkes as they were flying .. Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois
  • The first impulse of his surprise was to free his harquebuss by a violent exertion, which made the King stagger backward into the hall. Quentin Durward
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