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Re: [Czechlist] namorna terminologia

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  • andrea kleinova
    Thanks Jamie, I went through several sites however I could not find translation into Czech or Slovak and I need literal translation. Anyway I appreciate your
    Message 1 of 6 , May 29 10:43 PM
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      Thanks Jamie,

      I went through several sites however I could not find
      translation into Czech or Slovak and I need literal
      translation.
      Anyway I appreciate your help.:-)))

      Andrea



      --- JPKIRCHNER@... wrote:
      >
      > In a message dated 5/29/02 5:47:05 AM,
      > mklimes@... writes:
      >
      > >> FLINTLOCK FALCON
      >
      > Webster's New World: " FLINTLOCK 1. gunlock in
      > which a flint in the hammer
      > strikes a metal plate to produce a spark that
      > ignites the powder. 2. an
      > old-fashioned gun with such a lock." I think
      > "falcon" indicates the make of
      > the gun.
      >
      > >> MATCHLOCK MUSKET
      >
      > WNW: "MATCHLOCK 1. an old type of gunlock in which
      > the charge of powder was
      > ignited by a slow-burning match (wick or cord) 2. a
      > musket with such a
      > gunlock."
      >
      > This site on naval weaponry may help you. It has a
      > chart listing the sizes
      > of various gun types, including a falcon. Keep in
      > mind that the little
      > pictures of cannons don't represent the guns being
      > talked about underneath
      > them.
      >
      > http://www.geocities.com/cptblood_1999/weaponry.html
      >
      > Jamie
      >


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