What does the word musketry mean?

Usage examples for musketry

  1. The Victory fired her middle and lower deck guns into the Redoubtable, which returned the fire from her main- deck, employing also musketry and brass pieces of larger size with most destructive effects from the tops. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  2. From behind the barricade the survivors began a harmless musketry fire against the schooner, which simply weighed anchor and drifted down- stream to safety. – The War Chief of the Ottawas A Chronicle of the Pontiac War: Volume 15 (of 32) in the series Chronicles of Canada by Thomas Guthrie Marquis
  3. It appears to be a line of defence for musketry, such as our armies used to throw up: whether the French, who conducted siege operations from this promontory on Capri, under Murat, had anything to do with it, does not appear. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009