- IPA: /ˈmʌskət/, /ˈmʌskɪt/
musket (plural muskets)
- A kind of firearm formerly carried by the infantry of an army, originally fired by means of a match, or matchlock, for which several mechanical appliances (including the flintlock, and finally the percussion lock) were successively substituted; ultimately superseded by the rifle.
- Soldier, soldier, won't you marry me, with your musket, fife and drum.
- Sam, Sam, pick up thy musket.
- (falconry) A male Eurasian sparrowhawk sparrowhawk.
- French: mousquet
- German: Muskete
- Italian: moschetto
- Portuguese: mosquete
- Russian: мушке́т
- Spanish: mosquete