Definition of Muzzle-loading

1. Adjective. (of firearms) taking the projectile or cartridge through the muzzle.

Partainyms: Gun Muzzle



Definition of Muzzle-loading

1. Adjective. Describing a gun in which the ammunition is loaded at the front of the barrel ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muzzle-loading

muzolimine
muzungu
muzungus
muzz
muzzed
muzzes
muzzie
muzzier
muzzies
muzziest
muzzily
muzziness
muzzinesses
muzzing
muzzle
muzzle-loading (current term)
muzzle blast
muzzle blasts
muzzle brake
muzzle brakes
muzzle compensator
muzzle energies
muzzle energy
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muzzle velocities
muzzle velocity
muzzled
muzzleless
muzzlelike
muzzleloader

Literary usage of Muzzle-loading

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"To this the advocate of muzzle-loading will probably reply that shells are lobbed with low velocities into %yorks only at considerable intervals of time, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The adoption of the muzzle-loading system with studded shot was a distinctly retrograde step, as a considerable amount of clearance was necessary between ..."

3. The New International Encyclop├Ždia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"England uses both breech and muzzle-loading cannon in her coast defense. ... The coast artillery guns are the rilled muzzle-loading 64-pounders, 80-pounders ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1864)
"When the present series of experiments i- concluded, England will be able to take tin1 field with 300, COO, and 1000-pounder muzzle-loading guns, ..."

5. Around an Old Homestead: A Book of Memories by Paul Griswold Huston (1906)
"HERE used to be (and still is) an old muzzle- loading rifle about the farm, hanging generally in the lobby, which is just around the corner from the ..."

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