In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lock)llave de chispa femenino
- Recently he built a flintlock double rifle intended for dangerous game hunting in Africa.
- Muskets spanned the transition from matchlock, through wheel lock and flintlock, to percussion.
- At any time during a political debate Washington was permitted to remove a flintlock pistol from his trousers and shoot off a finger of his rival.
- In the firearms field, flintlock smoothbore muskets gave way to percussion-capped, rifled muskets.
- Thirteen individual steps were required to load and fire a historic reproduction flintlock musket.
- As with the flintlock gun, the damage inflicted with a hit will be devastating.
- Decked in pitch-black garb, a flintlock pistol held tightly in each hand, Nathaniel watched as the dim curtain of midday crept over the autumn scarlet of the forest.
- It was actuated by stepping on it or by tripping a wire along the ground that released a flintlock igniter to fire the main charge.
- Aside from a few shotguns, most were flintlock rifles, kept more for hunting game than fighting.
- The Glock 9mm has about as much relationship to the flintlock pistol as a Ford Taurus does to a saddle horse.
- Out of the corner of her eye, she saw a shadow walking towards Brad holding an old flintlock rifle.
- I've hunted game from rabbit to elk with flintlock rifles and smoothbores with great success and satisfaction.
- But colonists' victories were rare in the first half of a war that saw more than a dozen towns burned and entire companies ambushed by Indian marksmen firing flintlock muskets.
- I was interested in a flintlock smoothbore typical of the French and Indian War period.
- It was an old flintlock pistol, with four barrels.
- ‘When I saw the Mexican army up on the hill there and there I was in my full rig - with my flintlock rifle - it got kind of spooky,’ he added.
- Loaded loosely, the lower barrel produces hang fires reminiscent of flintlock ignition.
- It tossed a foot-long wooden truncheon onto a table beside a flintlock pistol and flopped down into a chair, snarling all the while.
- Side plates are decorative additions placed on the lateral margins of flintlock muskets opposite the lock plate.
- And in that society it was looked upon as the right to bear a flintlock rifle was a right that ought to be possessed.
2(gun)fusil de chispa masculinotrabuco de chispa masculino
- He met my gaze and took a couple of steps toward me, a hand moving toward the hilt of a flintlock.
- This system of firearms ignition replaced the flintlock in the early 19th century.
- Guns November issue featured a review of two very fine smoothbore flintlocks by Caywood Gunmakers.
- From the other side of the duck pond, Pete draws his flintlock and fires at the boat.
- The French Marine would show the students how to load and fire a flintlock, and how to make a fire with flint and steel.
- The leader likewise finds a firearm, suddenly remembering the flintlock tucked into his sash.
- I yelled and he hurled himself to the side as the gun came up and I dodged frantically as the flintlock flared and filled the room with noise and smoke and something smashed splinters from the doorframe behind my head.
- Like Minutemen equipped with flashlights instead of flintlocks, Smith's volunteers must be ready for action at short notice.
- In Washington D.C., the cradle of freedom, you are allowed to own plugged muzzleloaders, fake flintlocks and dismantled cap-and-ball revolvers if the caps and balls are stashed in other jurisdictions.
- I'm sure that I have heard many gun rights supporters say that ‘every colonist had a flintlock over the mantle’ or words to that effect.
- Clint is a true historian of personal arms, and has experienced and experimented with arms of all types, from flintlocks to belt-fed full auto.
- One carried an old-fashioned rifle that looked like a flintlock.
- Imagine where we would be if gun makers believed the flintlock could not be improved.
- The rifle used by this actor-marksman is one of a pair of .54-caliber Lancaster County flintlocks, crafted in the early 1800's style by historian and master gun maker Mike Branson.
- What really happens once the episode concludes with its trite little ending is that the Klingons replace the flintlocks with Uzis, and the Federation ups the ante.
- His interest in the historical development of firearms motivated him to study, shoot and collect nearly every type of firearm from flintlocks to full-autos.
- Modern-day pirates have traded in galleons and flintlocks for high-speed motor launches and semi-automatic rifles.
- I love the way they arrange the swords and old flintlocks in criss-cross patterns up the wall.
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