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Firearm used until the 17th century; it was held against the shoulder and fired by means of a wick, a wheel or a flint.
harquebus powder flask ball

powder flask click to hear

Container made of wood, horn or boiled leather or of brass and copper; it was used to carry the priming powder.

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Small lead projectile usually made by the shooter using a mold.