musketry

musketry
Synonyms and related words:
A-weapons, antiaircraft fire, archery, armament, arms, artillery, ballistics, biological weapons, casting, chucking, conventional weapons, cross fire, curtain fire, deadly weapons, direct fire, dry fire, file fire, fire, fire of demolition, firepower, fireworks, firing, flack, flak, flinging, ground fire, gunfight, gunfire, gunnery, gunplay, heaving, high-angle fire, horizontal fire, hurling, instruments of destruction, interdiction fire, jaculation, lobbing, machine-gun fire, missilery, mortar fire, munitions, nuclear weapons, ordnance, percussion fire, pistol fire, pitching, projection, raking fire, rapid fire, ricochet fire, rifle fire, rocketry, shellfire, shoot-out, shooting, side arms, skeet, skeet shooting, slinging, small arms, thermonuclear weapons, throwing, time fire, trajection, trapshooting, vertical fire, weaponry, weapons, zone fire

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  • Musketry — Mus ket*ry, n. [F. mousqueterie; cf. It. moschetteria.] 1. Muskets, collectively. [1913 Webster] 2. The fire of muskets. Motley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • musketry — (n.) 1640s, from Fr. mousqueterie, from mousquet musket (see MUSKET (Cf. musket)), on analogy of It. moschetteria …   Etymology dictionary

  • musketry — [mus′kə trē] n. [Fr mousqueterie] 1. the skill of firing muskets or other small arms 2. a) muskets collectively b) musketeers collectively …   English World dictionary

  • musketry — noun Date: 1646 1. muskets 2. musketeers 3. a. musket fire b. the art or science of using small arms especially in battle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • musketry — /mus ki tree/, n. 1. Mil. the technique of bringing fire from a group of rifle and automatic weapons to bear on specified targets. 2. muskets collectively. 3. musketeers collectively. [1640 50; < F mousqueterie. See MUSKET, RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • musketry — noun a) The technique of using small arms such as muskets. b) A collection of muskets or musketeers …   Wiktionary

  • musketry — mus·ket·ry || mÊŒskɪtrɪ n. use and knowledge of rifles; rifle corps; musketeers and muskets (Military) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • musketry — noun 1》 musket fire. 2》 musketeers collectively. 3》 the art or technique of handling a musket …   English new terms dictionary

  • musketry — mus·ket·ry …   English syllables

  • musketry — mus•ket•ry [[t]ˈmʌs kɪ tri[/t]] n. 1) mil the technique of bringing small arms fire to bear on specific targets 2) mil muskets collectively 3) mil musketeers collectively • Etymology: 1640–50; < F mousqueterie. See musket, ry …   From formal English to slang

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