or muz·zle-load·er

[muhz-uh l-loh-der]


a firearm that is loaded through the muzzle.

Origin of muzzleloader

First recorded in 1855–60; muzzle + loader
Related formsmuz·zle·load·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for muzzleloader

Contemporary Examples of muzzleloader

  • My hunting rifle, an old Hawken muzzleloader, is a beautiful thing, finely crafted and wonderful to shoot.

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    One Redneck’s Gun Stand

    Joe McLean

    February 13, 2013