A type of flintlock developed in Spain.
More example sentences
- Could the lock on the flintlock-axe be a Miquelet lock which I think was used by the Spanish or Moors?
- Up for sale is this Miquelet lock from an Algerian rifle.
- They have been tentatively identified as Spanish Cavalry pieces and feature the distinctive Miquelet lock with brass and iron furniture.
late 17th century: via French from Spanish miquelete, from Catalan Miquel, equivalent of the given name Michael.