muzzleloader


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muz·zle·load·er

 (mŭz′əl-lō′dər)
n.
A firearm that is loaded at the muzzle.

muz′zle·load′ing adj.
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muz′zle•load`er

or muz′zle-load`er,



n.
a firearm that is loaded through the muzzle.
[1855–60]
muz′zle•load`ing, adj.
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