fusil


1fu·sil

adjective \ˈfyü-zəl\

Definition of FUSIL

1
archaic
a :  made by melting and pouring into forms :  cast
b :  liquefied by heat
2
archaic :  fusible

Variants of FUSIL

fu·sil or fu·sile \ˈfyü-zəl, -ˌzī(-ə)l\

Origin of FUSIL

Middle English, from Latin fusilis, from fundere
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with FUSIL

2fusil

noun

Definition of FUSIL

:  a light flintlock musket

Origin of FUSIL

French, literally, steel for striking fire, from Old French foisil, from Vulgar Latin *focilis, from Late Latin focus fire — more at fuel
First Known Use: 1680

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