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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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two-thirds of gunless adults were actively opposed to having guns in
In his epic book on this period, Pierre Berton points out that "Dawson was a gunless town, virtually devoid of violence," and he concludes with pride that the Klondike story shows "that our history and geography have helped to make us a distinct people--not better and not worse--but different in style, background, attitude and temperament from our neighbours.
A close relative to the unmasked and gunless bank robber comes in the form of a satisfaction or payoff of a mortgage.