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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusil  \Fu"sil\,  a.  [L.  fusilis  molten,  fluid,  fr  fundere 
  fusum,  to  pour,  cast.  See  {Fuse},  v.  t.] 
  1.  Capable  of  being  melted  or  rendered  fluid  by  heat; 
  fusible.  [R.]  ``A  kind  of  fusil  marble''  --Woodward. 
 
  2.  Running  or  flowing,  as  a  liquid.  [R.]  ``A  fusil  sea.'' 
  --J.  Philips. 
 
  3.  Formed  by  melting  and  pouring  into  a  mold;  cast;  founded. 
  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusil  \Fu"sil\,  n.  [F.  fusil,  LL  fosile  a  steel  for  kindling 
  fire,  from  L.  focus  hearth,  fireplace,  in  LLL.  fire.  See 
  {Focus},  and  cf  {Fusee}  a  firelock.] 
  A  light  kind  of  flintlock  musket,  formerly  in  use 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusil  \Fu"sil\,  n.  [See  3d  {Fusee}.]  (Her.) 
  A  bearing  of  a  rhomboidal  figure;  --  named  from  its  shape, 
  which  resembles  that  of  a  spindle. 
 
  Note:  It  differs  from  a  lozenge  in  being  longer  in  proportion 
  to  its  width. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fusil 
  n  :  a  light  flintlock  musket 




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