The arms with which they are expected to provide themselves are a matchlock and sword.
They were at first furnished with a matchlock, and fired by a match.
These women are excellent horse-women, and can handle the matchlock or sabre with the best of them.
Yossouf needed no preparations, beyond borrowing a matchlock.
In 1680 the firelock was issued instead of the matchlock to all grenadiers and to the four best shots in each French Company.
“We can sell our lives dearly, at least,” said Avery, looking to his matchlock.
Hester Prynne, over there, could easily have started her career as a matchlock.
I suspect it is borrowed from the Portugueze, as the matchlock most unquestionably has been.
A tall man, well-armed with matchlock and scimitar, rode ahead on a stout nag.
It is a matchlock, the barrel being ten feet long and the bore one inch.