noun, plural har·que·bus·es.
Origin of harquebus
Examples from the Web for harquebus
At the Admiral's command the harquebus and crossbow men laid their weapons down, though watchful eye was kept.
The Caliver was a kind of short musket or harquebus, fired by a matchlock, and from its lightness did not require a rest.The Ornithology of Shakespeare|James Edmund Harting
Here's a fine blade, now, and a musket—give me a harquebus; I could shoot once, but my arm is all of a wamble now.With Drake on the Spanish Main|Herbert Strang
For that we might have trouble, four harquebus men and four crossbows were going.
Lupin thought of the Sire de Tancarville and the sentry who had killed him with a shot from his harquebus.The Crystal Stopper|Maurice LeBlanc