This is a largely obsolete word today; gan is universal, few would use masket to refer to a modern firearm, except by way of euphemism.
See original Mihalic entry.
Using a masket to wash gold bearing gravel towards a sluice box, Elowa Creek, Watut LLG, Morobe Province, July 1996.
Weapons: a gun, a rifle, a cannon
mambu bilong masket the barrel of a gun
pairapim masket to shoot off a gun
plang bilong masket a gun stock
maus bilong masket the muzzle of a gun
Mining/geology: (i) the brass nozzle of a sluicing monitor (ii) any powerful hose so used ® res
ol i wasim gol long masket they are sluicing gold with a monitor
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