There are 2 definitions of fusil in English:

fusil1

Syllabification: fu·sil
Pronunciation: /ˈfyo͞ozəl
 
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noun

historical
  • 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.

Origin

late 16th century (denoting a flint in a tinderbox): from French, ultimately from Latin focus 'hearth, fire'.

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There are 2 definitions of fusil in English:

fusil2

Syllabification: fu·sil

noun

Heraldry
  • An elongated lozenge.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French fusel, from a diminutive of Latin fusus 'spindle'.

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