[flint-lok] /ˈflɪntˌlɒk/

an outmoded gunlock in which a piece of striking against steel produces sparks that ignite the priming.
a firearm with such a .
an obsolete gunlock in which the charge is ignited by a spark produced by a flint in the hammer
a firearm having such a lock

1680s as a type of musket-firing mechanism, from flint + lock (n.1).


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