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firearm

a barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged. It includes any prohibited weapon, whether a lethal weapon or not. A certificate must be obtained to buy or possess a firearm. There are rules covering imitation firearms.
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Daly found his respectability among the gambling and gunfighting set.
You guys all know what Rule Number One of gunfighting is, right?
Every element on this model is hand-selected by Jeff for a particular reason, which makes this platform optimized for gunfighting the way he does it.
The saying among those who study the history of gunfighting is absolutely true: "I've never met a gunfight survivor who wished he'd had a less powerful gun or less immediately-available ammunition.
Leaving aside the bonehead gunfighting advice of "Tactical Joe" Biden, there still are excellent reasons for selecting a shotgun for home defense.
However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, film buff Danny's dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality.
Gun smoke and wild cowboys will fill the streets of Old Cowtown Museum during Labor Day weekend, August 31st through September 2nd, 2002, when gunfighting groups from around the mid-west overtake Old Cowtown Museum with excitement.
Gunsite, and many schools across the nation, teach the Weaver Stance, which provides a solid gunfighting platform and limits the impact of recoil.
From Wyatt Earp to famed gunfighting Texas Ranger John Hughes to master Border Patrol gunslinger Bill Jordan, the advice that has come down to us from the ages is "Take your time, quick.
I saw capital improvements to an already-impressive facility, as well as careful updates to a comprehensive introductory course in the martial art of gunfighting.
Ed Head, Gunsite's operations honcho, told me that the first rule of gunfighting is having a gun.