hackbut

[hak-buht]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. hack house,
  2. hack off,
  3. hackamore,
  4. hackathon,
  5. hackberry,
  6. hackbuteer,
  7. hackensack,
  8. hacker,
  9. hackery,
  10. hackette

Origin of hackbut

1535–45; earlier hacquebute < Middle French, variant of ha(r)quebusche < Middle Dutch hākebusse literally, hookgun; see harquebus

Related formshack·but·eer [hak-buh-teer] /ˌhæk bəˈtɪər/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for hackbut

hackbut

hagbut

noun

another word for arquebus
Derived Formshackbuteer, hackbutter, hagbuteer or hagbutter, noun

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