noun, plural har·que·bus·es.
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At the Admiral's command the harquebus and crossbow men laid their weapons down, though watchful eye was kept.1492|Mary Johnston
Improvements in the harquebus and musket, as it got to be called later on, continued to be developed from time to time.Broad-Sword and Single-Stick|R. G. Allanson-Winn
The harquebus-a-croc, a weapon almost exactly similar, threw small cross-bar shot "to cut Sails and Rigging."On the Spanish Main|John Masefield
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
Well, a lot of Terrans in the Year Zero had never seen a suit of armor, or an harquebus, or even a tinder box or a spinning wheel.Naudsonce|H. Beam Piper