butt-ends of their muskets

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  • The troops were no longer moving, but stood with the butts of their muskets on the ground. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • They are your brothers because they fraternised and threw up the butt-ends of their muskets. Cited from Paris under the Commune, by John Leighton
  • They are your brothers because they fraternised and threw up the butt-ends of their muskets. Cited from Paris under the Commune, by John Leighton
  • The soldiers marched to the fort with great speed and broke down the gate with blows of their muskets. Cited from Latin for Beginners, by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
  • Had all been firing, three-quarters of their muskets would have been empty, and you would possibly have been overthrown. Cited from Won by the Sword, by G.A. Henty
  • One of their muskets might go off, accidentally. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • The doors were well fastened up, and before long I heard them knocking with the ends of their muskets. Cited from A Grandmother's Recollections, by Ella Rodman
  • They killed one camel with the butt ends of their muskets, beating it till it died. Cited from The Last Journals of David Livingstone, Vol. I, by David Livingstone
  • They killed one camel with the butt ends of their muskets, beating it till it died. Cited from The Last Journals of David Livingstone, Vol. I, by David Livingstone
  • Accordingly, an hour and a half before daylight, they made a general discharge of their muskets and cannon. Cited from Jesuits in North America, by Francis Parkman
  • They then proceeded to break open the doors with the butt-end of their muskets, and put seals on the strong box. Cited from Paris under the Commune, by John Leighton
  • The soldiers continued the pursuit till the blacks, scattering in all directions, got out of range of their muskets. Cited from Paddy Finn, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • The soldiers knocked at the doors of the houses with the butt-ends of their muskets. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • The soldiers knocked at the doors of the houses with the butt-ends of their muskets. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • A woman was flying, she was with child, she falls, they deliver her by the means of the butt-ends of their muskets. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • A woman was flying, she was with child, she falls, they deliver her by the means of the butt-ends of their muskets. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • But the cliff top was well within range of their muskets, as one unfortunate negro, approaching the edge too closely found to his cost. Cited from Humphrey Bold, by Herbert Strang
  • They were even sightless to us, we could see nothing but the blaze from the muzzles of their muskets. Cited from Picturesque Quebec, by James MacPherson Le Moine
  • Long after they must have lost sight of us the flash of their muskets showed that they were still peppering away in the direction in which they supposed we had gone. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The glint of their muskets is the message from their illustrious sovereign of her feeling to this part of her kingdom. Cited from Peg O' My Heart, by J. Hartley Manners
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