These dropping shots from the blunderbusses
of blunderheadedness might not have hit him in a vital place.
My dear fellow," said Albert, turning to Franz, "here is an admirable adventure; we will fill our carriage with pistols, blunderbusses, and double-barrelled guns.
And pray," asked Franz, "where are these pistols, blunderbusses, and other deadly weapons with which you intend filling the carriage?
He added: "It is a worry when the government takes aim with shotguns and blunderbusses
, whether intentionally or not, at free speech.
Despite the illustration in your third-grade "Spirit of America" workbook, Pilgrims did not carry blunderbusses
Some instead of Carbines carry Blunderbusses
, which are short Hand-guns of a great bore, wherein they may put several Pistol or Carabine-Balls, or small Slugs of Iron.
Each chapter focuses on one type of weapon: the Model 1795 musket, swivel gun and blunderbusses
, short rifles, personal weapons, pistols, air rifle, edged weapons, and ammunition.
AROUND 20 blunderbusses
- an early version of the shotgun - were sold at a specialist arms sale late last year.
They chase the protesters down the streets and alleys, firing birdshot from blunderbusses
, while other protests spring up not far away.
I just wish our AMs wouldn't keep providing them with the ammo they need for their blunderbusses
The shotgun has been a part of the American experience since the earliest colonists brought their muzzleloading smoothbore muskets and blunderbusses
ashore in the New World.
So I drifted upstairs, past cases full of truly primitive weapons, including muskets, maces, clubs, polearms, blunderbusses
, and God knows what.