Fusil meaning

fyo͝ozəl
A light flintlock musket.
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Fusible or fusing.
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A light flintlock musket.
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(heraldry) A bearing of a rhomboidal figure, resembling a spindle in shape, longer than a heraldic lozenge.
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(historical) A light flintlock musket.
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(obsolete) Capable of being melted or rendered fluid by heat; fusible.
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(obsolete) Running or flowing, like a liquid.
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(obsolete) Formed by melting and pouring into a mould; cast; founded.

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Origin of fusil

  • French steel in a flintlock, firearm from Old French fuisil steel for a tinderbox from Vulgar Latin focīlis (petra) fire-(stone) from Late Latin focus fire from Latin hearth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin fusilis (“molten, fluid”).

    From Wiktionary

  • See fusee.

    From Wiktionary