Translation of flintlock in Spanish:

flintlock

Pronunciation: /ˈflɪntlɑːk; ˈflɪntlɒk/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (lock) llave (feminine) de chispa
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    • Muskets spanned the transition from matchlock, through wheel lock and flintlock, to percussion.
    • Side plates are decorative additions placed on the lateral margins of flintlock muskets opposite the lock plate.
    • It tossed a foot-long wooden truncheon onto a table beside a flintlock pistol and flopped down into a chair, snarling all the while.
    1.2 (gun) fusil (masculine) or trabuco (masculine) de chispa
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    • From the other side of the duck pond, Pete draws his flintlock and fires at the boat.
    • This system of firearms ignition replaced the flintlock in the early 19th century.
    • His interest in the historical development of firearms motivated him to study, shoot and collect nearly every type of firearm from flintlocks to full-autos.

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