Definition of Harquebuses

1. Noun. (plural of harquebus) ¹



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Definition of Harquebuses

1. harquebus [n] - See also: harquebus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harquebuses

harpsichord
harpsichordist
harpsichordists
harpsichordlike
harpsichords
harpulla
harpullia
harpy
harpy bat
harpy eagle
harpy eagles
harpyish
harpylike
harquebus
harquebuse
harquebuses (current term)
harquebusier
harquebusiers
harquebusses
harquebuze
harquebuzes
harr
harrage
harraged
harrages
harraging
harras
harrases

Literary usage of Harquebuses

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1. Calendar of State Papers, Foreign Series, of the Reign of Edward VI, 1547 by Great Britain Public Record Office (1861)
"Inform him that they have bargained with John Cooke for 500 quintals of saltpetre, and 1000 harquebuses, after the Italian sort. ..."

2. Hakluytus Posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Now the Tartars, for feare of the harquebuses, gathered themselves about the Grand Signior his Pavillion, and hovering a little off, and Hassan Bassa who ..."

3. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Now the Tartars, for feare of the harquebuses, gathered themselves about the Grand Signior his Pavillion, and hovering a little ofF, and Hassan Bassa who ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Now the Tartars, for feare of the harquebuses, gathered themselves about the Grand Signior his Pavillion, and hovering a little off, and Hassan Bassa who ..."

5. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"They also landed their men with " harquebuses, pikes, long bows, crossbows, partisans, long swords, and swords and daggers," in pursuit of two elephants, ..."

6. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by James Gairdner, John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, Great Britain Public Record Office (1908)
"Spoke, when last at Utrecht, of this Council's request about certain harquebuses seized in the Netherlands, and Schore asked if they were the ..."

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