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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Harquebus \Har"que*bus\ Harquebuse \Har"que*buse\ (h[aum]r"kw[-e]*b[u^]s), n. [See Arquebus.] A firearm with match holder, trigger, and tumbler, made in the second half of the 15th century. The barrel was about forty inches long. A form of the harquebus was subsequently called arquebus with matchlock. [1913 Webster]