Linstock



[lin-stok] /ˈlɪnˌstɒk/

noun
1.
a staff with one end forked to hold a match, formerly used in firing cannon.
/ˈlɪnˌstɒk/
noun
1.
a long staff holding a lighted match, formerly used to fire a cannon
n.

forked staff used for firing a cannon, 1570s, from Dutch lonstok, from lont “match” + stok “stick.”

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