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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FU'SIL, a, s as z. [L. fusilis, from fusus,fundo.]
1. Capable of being melted or rendered fluid by heat.
2. Running; flowing, as a liquid.
FU'SIL, n. s as z. [L. fusus, fundo.]
1. A light musket or firelock.
2. A bearing in heraldry of a rhomboidal figure, named from its shape, which resembles that of a spindle.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a light flintlock musket

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective or fusile Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fusilis, from fundere Date: 14th century 1. archaic a. made by melting and pouring into forms ; cast b. liquefied by heat 2. archaic fusible II. noun Etymology: French, literally, steel for striking fire, from Old French foisil, from Vulgar Latin *focilis, from Late Latin focus fire more at fuel Date: 1680 a light flintlock musket

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. hist. a light musket. Etymology: F ult. f. L focus hearth, fire

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fusil Fu"sil, a. [L. fusilis molten, fluid, fr. fundere, fusum, to pour, cast. See Fuse, v. t.] 1. Capable of being melted or rendered fluid by heat; fusible. [R.] ``A kind of fusil marble'' --Woodward. 2. Running or flowing, as a liquid. [R.] ``A fusil sea.'' --J. Philips. 3. Formed by melting and pouring into a mold; cast; founded. [Obs.] --Milton.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fusil Fu"sil, n. [F. fusil, LL. fosile a steel for kindling fire, from L. focus hearth, fireplace, in LLL. fire. See Focus, and cf. Fusee a firelock.] A light kind of flintlock musket, formerly in use.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fusil Fu"sil, n. [See 3d Fusee.] (Her.) A bearing of a rhomboidal figure; -- named from its shape, which resembles that of a spindle. Note: It differs from a lozenge in being longer in proportion to its width.



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