1 muskets, or soldiers armed with muskets, referred to collectively.
2 the knowledge of handling muskets.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Musketry — Mus ket*ry, n. [F. mousqueterie; cf. It. moschetteria.] 1. Muskets, collectively. [1913 Webster] 2. The fire of muskets. Motley. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
musketry — (n.) 1640s, from Fr. mousqueterie, from mousquet musket (see MUSKET (Cf. musket)), on analogy of It. moschetteria … Etymology dictionary
musketry — [mus′kə trē] n. [Fr mousqueterie] 1. the skill of firing muskets or other small arms 2. a) muskets collectively b) musketeers collectively … English World dictionary
musketry — noun Date: 1646 1. muskets 2. musketeers 3. a. musket fire b. the art or science of using small arms especially in battle … New Collegiate Dictionary
musketry — /mus ki tree/, n. 1. Mil. the technique of bringing fire from a group of rifle and automatic weapons to bear on specified targets. 2. muskets collectively. 3. musketeers collectively. [1640 50; < F mousqueterie. See MUSKET, RY] * * * … Universalium
musketry — noun a) The technique of using small arms such as muskets. b) A collection of muskets or musketeers … Wiktionary
musketry — Synonyms and related words: A weapons, antiaircraft fire, archery, armament, arms, artillery, ballistics, biological weapons, casting, chucking, conventional weapons, cross fire, curtain fire, deadly weapons, direct fire, dry fire, file fire,… … Moby Thesaurus
musketry — musÂ·ketÂ·ry || mÊŒskÉªtrÉª n. use and knowledge of rifles; rifle corps; musketeers and muskets (Military) … English contemporary dictionary
musketry — noun 1》 musket fire. 2》 musketeers collectively. 3》 the art or technique of handling a musket … English new terms dictionary
musketry — mus·ket·ry … English syllables
musketry — mus•ket•ry [[t]ˈmʌs kɪ tri[/t]] n. 1) mil the technique of bringing small arms fire to bear on specific targets 2) mil muskets collectively 3) mil musketeers collectively • Etymology: 1640–50; < F mousqueterie. See musket, ry … From formal English to slang