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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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When the gunboats were approaching the obstruction, a very heavy rifle and machine-gun fire was opened on them from both banks.
The SS Dignity, a boat belonging to the Free Gaza Movement, was rammed by an Israeli gunboat 144 kilometers off the Gazan coast and 85 kilometers from Israel on December 30, Healey said.
No Australian leader criticizes China over its human rights abuses, but we will send the gunboats to stop the Japanese being beastly to whales.
As they started to come together again, the deck officer on the gunboat said, "Jump, you Yanks, you'll not have another chance.
I have assembled them into the shape of a gunboat which was designed by his company while he was alive.
It was successful in severely damaging, but not sinking, the Turkish gunboat Peykisevket.
An Israeli gunboat and a helicopter fired several rockets at targets in Gaza City in synchronised attacks several minutes apart last night.
I hope we aren't headed toward the Bush administration's dangerous new version of the old gunboat diplomacy: Forget talking softly, just swing a big stick.
We're going down, not up,'' said Ernie Reepmaker, 85, who was aboard the USS Sacramento gunboat Dec.
Clinton landed alongside the gunboat to verify the contact and took off for the unseen objective.
Lemon Ralph, the Irish Champion Stakes winner now under Nick Savva's supervision, showed smart early pace to lead up Gunboat Regatta in the second heat.