Term: Fusée (Fr.)
Definition: French for "gun" (from "Fusil"). It may have referred to the light hunting musket that fired a 14 mm ball made at Tulle, France, a firearm preferred by the Canadian militia.
[Source: René Chartrand, Canadian Military Heritage, Volume 1 (1000-1754), Art Global, Montréal, 1993. For "Fusil", see Le Petit Robert, Dictionnaire de la Langue Française, edition of 1989.]