A light flintlock musket.
More example sentences
- Checking the Caywood Website showed this French fusil, once returned, would be available for $1,485 plus shipping (this reflects an additional $100 for the optional brass lockplate).
- The fusil is fitted with an unusual brass lock-plate.
- Beside you, wrapped in your capote against the dampness, is your fusil.
late 16th century (denoting a flint in a tinderbox): from French, ultimately from Latin focus 'hearth, fire'.