gunflint

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gunflint the piece of flint that provides the igniting spark in a flintlock weapon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gunflint A sharpened flint for the lock of a gun, to ignite the charge. It was in common use before the introduction of percussion caps.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gunflint A piece of shaped flint fixed in the lock of a musket or pistol, before percussion-caps were used, to fire the charge.
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Usage

In literature:

The glory of the rabbits remains, but the gunflint trade was, of course, vanished.
"Through East Anglia in a Motor Car" by J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
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In news:

Local author Bob Olson & his new Gunflint Trail memoir, "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas".
One of my favorite places to ski in Minnesota is the historic Gunflint Trail.
Just up the historic Gunflint Trail out of Grand Marias Minnesota is some of the best cross country skiing in the area.
It's Time for the Fall Animal Parade on the Gunflint Trail.
Camp Birchwood & Gunflint Wilderness Camp.
This is Nosey Rosey for WTIP comyooonity radio with news from the Gunflint Trail.
New Ranger named for Gunflint District.
On this edition of Gunflint Notebook, Steve discusses the ups, downs and lessons learned from their newest family pet, Limb the tree frog .
On this edition of Gunflint Notebook, Steve discusses the ups, downs and lessons learned from their newest family pet, Limb the tree frog.
The Gunflint Trail finally saw some snow this week (Photo by Mr.
The Gunflint Trail finally saw some snow this week (Photo by Mr. Dragonflies migrate , too.
The Joy of the Race, Gunflint Canoe Races 2012.
Men's Gunnel Pumping , Gunflint Canoe Races 2012.
Our trek into autumn continues throughout the upper Gunflint Territory…and senses are being excited, both visually and also with a caressing from chilled Canadian air currents.
27 miles up the Gunflint Trail.
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