Firearm with a short, large caliber barrel which is flared at the muzzle and frequently throughout the entire bore, and used with shot and other projectiles of relevant quantity or caliber.- Blunderbuss
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Long-barreled firearm designed to shoot a straight-walled cartridge known as a shotshell, which usually discharges numerous small pellet-like spherical sub-projectiles called shot, or sometimes a single solid projectile called a slug.
The muzzleloading blunderbuss, the direct ancestor of the shotgun, was also used in similar roles from self-defense to riot control.
Stagecoach built to a General Post Office-approved design operated by an independent contractor to carry long-distance mail for the Post Office.
The guard was heavily armed with a blunderbuss and two pistols and dressed in the Post Office livery of maroon and gold.
Dragoons were originally a class of mounted infantry, who used horses for mobility, but dismounted to fight on foot.
The name reputedly derives from a type of firearm, called a dragon, which was a handgun version of a blunderbuss, carried by dragoons of the French Army.
A dragon is a shortened version of blunderbuss, a firearm with a short, large caliber barrel which is flared at the muzzle and frequently throughout the entire bore.
Shorter-barrelled version of the musket and served in the roles of a shotgun or carbine.
Musketoon barrels were often flared at the muzzle, resembling a cannon or blunderbuss.
2006 live action/computer-animated film directed by Tim Hill and written by Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow.
Dargis barges in, holding a blunderbuss and threatening the solicitors if they do not sign the papers giving him ownership of the estate, and also taking Liz hostage.
American instrumental rock group from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In the fall of 1993 bass player Pat Morris left Don Caballero to form the band Six Horse with Louisville transplant Shannon Burns and Blunderbuss drummer Bill Baxter.
George Orwell's personal account of his experiences and observations fighting in the Spanish Civil War for the POUM militia of the Republican army.
Assault Guards from Valencia arrive—"All of them were armed with brand-new rifles ... vastly better than the dreadful old blunderbusses we had at the front."
Town in County Cavan, Ireland.
Included in his duties of planting the area, he had to ensure that there were blunderbusses and muskets available so he could arm his men to defend the new plantation.
Sworn association in the Kingdom of Ireland formed in the wake of the French Revolution to secure " an equal representation of all the people" in a national government.
Most would have been able to arm themselves only with simple pikes (of these the authorities had seized in the previous year 70,630 compared to just 4,183 blunderbusses and 225 musket barrels).