Definition of Caliver

1. n. An early form of hand gun, a variety of the arquebus; originally a gun having a regular size of bore.



Definition of Caliver

1. Noun. (historical) A type of light musket. ¹

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Definition of Caliver

1. a type of light musket [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caliver

calipered
calipering
calipers
caliph
caliphal
caliphate
caliphates
caliphs
calipygian
calisaya
calisayas
calistheneum
calisthenic
calisthenic exercise
calisthenics
caliver (current term)
calivers
calix
calixarene
calixarenes
calk
calked
calker
calkers
calkin
calking
calkings
calkins
calks

Literary usage of Caliver

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"... whereupon I ordered a caliver to be ihot among them, and immediately upon the fame a falcon ; which ..."

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