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har•que•bus



Pronunciation: (här'kwu-bus), [key]
n.,
pl. -bus•es.

any of several small-caliber long guns operated by a matchlock or wheel-lock mechanism, dating from about 1400. Also,har'que•buse,har'que•buss,arquebus.Also called hackbut, hagbut.

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