Sentence Examples with the word arquebus

In the spring he joined a war party of Algonquins and Hurons, discovered the great lake that bears his name, and, near the present Ticonderoga, took with his arquebus an important part in the victory which his savage friends obtained over the Iroquois.

They attempted in 512 to take Bougie from the Spaniards, but were beaten off, and Arouj lost an arm, shattered by an arquebus shot.

It was in the main struggle of arquebus against pike, but it was not the arquebus alone, or even principally, that gave the victory to the French.