Definition of musket shot in English:

musket shot

noun

historical
  • 1A shot fired from a musket; the shot or ammunition used in muskets.

  • 2The range of a musket, often used as a rough measure of distance.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Angell Day (fl. 1563–1595), stationer and writer. From musket + shot.

Pronunciation

musket shot

/ˈmʌskɪt ʃɒt/