- flint-lock (n.)
- also flintlock, 1680s as a type of gunlock in which fire is produced by a flint striking the hammer, from flint + lock (n.1).
- 1. Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.
- 2. His eyes were as hard as flint.
- 3. Houses in this part of the country are built of flint.
- 4. The rock here was as hard as flint.
- 5. He has a heart as hard as flint.
[ flint-lock 造句 ]