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matchlock

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The first known use of matchlock was circa 1637

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“Matchlock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/matchlock. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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