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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Firelock  \Fire"lock`\,  n. 
  An  old  form  of  gunlock,  as  the  flintlock,  which  ignites  the 
  priming  by  a  spark;  perhaps  originally,  a  matchlock.  Hence  a 
  gun  having  such  a  lock. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  firelock 
  n  :  a  firearm  having  a  flintlock  type  of  gunlock  [syn:  {flintlock}] 




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