Definition of muzzle-loader in English:

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muzzle-loader

noun

historical
A gun that is loaded through its muzzle.
Example sentences
  • The American civil war was fought with a mixture of smooth-bores and rifled muzzle-loaders.
  • Police seized two revolvers and three muzzle-loaders dating from the Anglo-Boer South African War.
  • This muzzle-loader was fired by a percussion cap and shot a .58 caliber bullet.
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