Definition of Flintlocks

1. Noun. (plural of flintlock) ¹



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Definition of Flintlocks

1. flintlock [n] - See also: flintlock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flintlocks

flint maize
flinted
flinthead
flintheads
flintier
flintiest
flintify
flintily
flintiness
flintinesses
flinting
flintings
flintlike
flintlock
flintlocks (current term)
flints
flintstone
flintstones
flintware
flintwood
flinty
flip
flip-flap
flip-flop
flip-flopped
flip-flopper
flip-floppers
flip-flopping
flip-flops

Literary usage of Flintlocks

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1. Omitted Chapters of the History of England from the Death of Charles I to by Andrew Bisset (1864)
"And at the time of which we write, about one in sixty-eight was the proportion of flintlocks to matchlocks, as appears from a despatch of Cromwell from ..."

2. History of Hadley: Including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley by Sylvester Judd, Lucius Manlius Boltwood (1863)
"Yet flintlocks and guns without rests were among the people. ... their enemies in the open field, and flintlocks were used whenever they could he obtained. ..."

3. Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile Around the Great by Henry Morton Stanley (1879)
"... mostly armed with spears and bows and arrows; others possess flintlocks. ... are armed with flintlocks, the others with formidable spears and shields. ..."

4. A History of the United States and Its People: For Use of Schools by Edward Eggleston (1899)
"flintlocks. 3. Pikes. III. Change of armor and tactics. 1. Defensive armor abandoned. 2. Indian tactics adopted. IV. Character of Indian war. 1. ..."

5. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1901)
"It is remarkable that, although flintlocks had been devised in Germany during the sixteenth century and had come into general use during our own Civil War, ..."

6. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1877)
"... specimens of the wretched flintlocks with which their victors were armed, forgetting that their worthlessness really enhanced the honour of the victory. ..."

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