Translation of flintlock in Spanish:

flintlock

llave de chispa, n.

Pronunciation /ˈflɪntlɒk//ˈflɪntˌlɑk/

noun

  • 1

    (lock)
    llave de chispa feminine
    • 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 masculine
    trabuco de chispa masculine
    • 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.