Fusile



[fyoo-zuh l, -sil] /ˈfyu zəl, -sɪl/

adjective
1.
formed by melting or casting; fused; founded.
2.
Archaic. capable of being melted; fusible.
3.
Archaic. melted; molten.
/ˈfjuːzaɪl/
adjective
1.
easily melted; fusible
2.
formed by casting or melting; founded
/ˈfjuːzɪl/
noun
1.
a light flintlock musket
/ˈfjuːzɪl/
noun
1.
(heraldry) a charge shaped like a lengthened lozenge
n.

flintlock musket, 1670s, from French fusil (see fusilier).

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