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gun

noun armament, arms, carbine, firearm, lethal inntrument, munition, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, shotgun, tormentum, weapon
Associated concepts: concealed weapon, deadly weapon
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By and by I got the old split-bottom chair and clumb up as easy as I could, not to make any noise, and got down the gun.
Now," cried the captain, "easy with that gun, sir, or you'll swamp the boat.
I'm the breech-piece mule of number two gun of the First Screw Battery," said the mule, "and the other's one of your friends.
But the Tin-soldier was silent, and grasped his gun more firmly.
How would you have me manufacture gun powder on board, without either saltpetre, sulphur, or charcoal?
Farther on towards Weybridge, just over the bridge, there were a number of men in white fatigue jackets throwing up a long rampart, and more guns behind.
Not only did these German battleships outnumber the Americans two to one, but they were more heavily armed and more modern in construction--seven of them having high explosive engines built of Charlottenburg steel, and all carrying Charlottenburg steel guns.
In three minutes Tarzan picked off the crew of that gun.
He had brought, besides, his bow, arrows, and rope, the gun he had taken the previous day from the other sentry he had killed.
And here," said the Ingenious Patriot, pulling another paper from another pocket, "are the working plans of a gun that I have invented, which will pierce that armour.
Morgan, who had stopped and was intently watching the agitated chaparral, said nothing, but had cocked both barrels of his gun and was holding it in readiness to aim.
Holding the gun with one hand, he reached with the other into his pocket for fresh shells.