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wheel lock

n.
1. A firing mechanism in certain obsolete small arms, in which a small wheel produces sparks by revolving against a flint.
2. A firearm using such a mechanism.
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wheel lock

n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a gunlock formerly in use in which the firing mechanism was activated by sparks produced by friction between a small steel wheel and a flint
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a gun having such a lock
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wheel′ lock`


n.
1. an old type of gunlock in which sparks are produced by the friction of a small steel wheel against a piece of iron pyrites.
2. a gun having such a gunlock.
[1660–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheel lock - an obsolete gunlock using flint and a revolving wheel
firing mechanism, gunlock - the action that ignites the charge in a firearm
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