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caliver

(ˈkælɪvə)
n
a light musket introduced in the early 16th century
[C16: variant of calibre]
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Confiscated from the three suspects were one .9mm caliber pistol with serial #161033; one magazine for 9mm pistol loaded five bullets; one unit .38 caliver revolver without serial number loaded with five bullets; caliber .38 revolver; and P1,000 cash.
Throughout the period of Jim Crow, African American teacher associations methodically analyzed sites of systemic obstruction created by White educational governance, crafted and debated proposals and strategies to resist or circumvent each obstacle, and challenged power structures and administrative governance at each discrete juncture (Caliver, 1935; R.
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Robert Golding desirous to understand what might be done at Shamakie, which is a daies journey from Backow, went thither, from whence returning, he was set on by theeves, and was shot into the knee with an arrow, who had verie hardly escaped with his life and goodes, but that by good hap he killed one of the theeves horses with his caliver, and shot a Turke thorow both cheeks with a dag.
Retrieved from file: Committee on Universal Military Training, 1947-48; Records of the Office of Education, Office File of Ambrose Caliver; Entry17; Box 3; Record Group 12; National Archives Building, College Park, MD.
This matchlock would best be termed a caliver or light musket.
Through the Office of Education in the Department of the Interior, the government sponsored programs like Freedom's People, a 1941-1942 series created by Ambrose Caliver, a black employee in the Office of Education.
Ambrose Caliver, Postwar Education of Negroes: Educational Implications of Army Data and Experiences of Negro Veterans and War Workers (Washington, D.C., 1945), p.
Whe stoked with Buffalo's lighter 385-grain hollow-point, hollow-base bullet, the T/C .50 caliver Hawken produced an average of 1-1/4 to 1-1/2-inch groups, benched at 50 yards.
Hughes & James Francis Larkin eds., 1964) (proclamation of 1579 forbidding persons to carry calivers, etc.