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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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Now," cried the captain, "easy with that gun, sir, or you'll swamp the boat.
You know that as soon as the guns are in position they'll do all the charging.
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?
Their armoured bodies glittered in the sun as they swept swiftly forward upon the guns, growing rapidly larger as they drew nearer.
There they are whacking away at each other, great guns going, shells exploding, magazines bursting, ironwork flying about like straw in a gale, all we've been dreaming of for years
It is held by blacks; but the machine guns out in front are manned by whites.
There are many Arabs and countless Manyuema, and they all have guns.
Order the guns," Rivera said, and thereupon was guilty of the longest flow of words they had ever heard him utter.
The estimation in which these gentlemen were held, according to one of the most scientific exponents of the Gun Club, was "proportional to the masses of their guns, and in the direct ratio of the square of the distances attained by their projectiles.
He went back himself to a double birch tree on the other side, and leaning his gun on the fork of a dead lower branch, he took off his full overcoat, fastened his belt again, and worked his arms to see if they were free.
Winkle, who was holding his gun as if he wished his coat pocket to save him the trouble of pulling the trigger, to Mr.