noun, plural ar·que·bus·es.
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Betwixt the third couple of towers were the butts for arquebus, crossbow, and arbalist.
Arquebus, a hand-gun; a species of fire-arm of the sixteenth century, resembling a musket.
To handle the pike or arquebus efficiently required long training, and veterans were always accepted before recruits.Armour in England|J. Starkie Gardner
It was arranged that upon the discharge of an arquebus they were to surround the dwelling and suffer no one to escape.
At the concerted signal four of the Spaniards rushed forward, the fifth discharged his arquebus.