Definition of gunflint in English:

gunflint

Syllabification: gun·flint
Pronunciation: /ˈgənˌflint
 
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noun

  • A small piece of flint that is used to ignite the gunpowder in a flintlock gun.
    More example sentences
    • There's a pub there, close both to the huge Neolithic mines of Grime's Graves and the Lingheath pits that supplied gunflints to army, navy and buccaneers, called The Flint Knappers.
    • Eight gunflints were recovered from the site.
    • Sancerre is different, too, in that it combines its fruit flavours with minerals, gunflint and chalk, enabling it to be drunk on its own or with food.

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