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1) A weapon which throws or propels a missile to a distance; any firearm or instrument for throwing projectiles by the explosion of gunpowder, consisting of a tube or barrel closed at one end, in which the projectile is placed, with an explosive charge behind, which is ignited by various means. Muskets, rifles, carbines, and fowling pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc. See these terms in the Vocabulary.

2) A piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon.

3) Violent blasts of wind.

v. i.

1) To practice fowling or hunting small game; -- chiefly in participial form; as, to go gunning.

Example Sentences for


1) What the hell were you thinking, taking off like that? Why are you here? She didn’t lower the Gun an inch
2) Generally , the difference between an automatic rifle and a machine Gun comes down to weight and feed system ; rifles , with their relatively light components -LRB- which overheat quickly -RRB- and small magazines , are incapable of sustained automatic fire in the way that machine Guns are
3) This Gun is getting heavy
4) The first Uzi submachine Gun was designed by Major Uziel Gal in the late 1940s
5) I’ll be right here, on the floor, clutching the Gun in my hand, so whistle to let me know it’s you coming through the door
6) What the hell are you talking about? Armando snapped, fingering his Gun continually as a threat
7) This Gun was first used in 1956
8) He pulled his shirt on and tucked a Gun into his waistband
9) They’d drag me into Elijah’s room and put a knife to my throat or a Gun to my head
10) Rachael signaled to the elder to take a Gun and move into the shadow of the bedroom out of sight
11) The term `` musket ' is applied to a variety of weapons , including the long , heavy Guns with matchlock or wheel lock and loose powder fired with the Gun barrel resting on a stand , and also lighter weapons with Snaphance , flintlock or caplock and bullets using a stabilizing spin -LRB- Minié ball -RRB- , affixed with a bayonet
12) He glanced at Rachael and then at Rio, then looked down at the Gun in Rio’s hand
13) `` Machine Gun ' Jack McGurn
14) He put his left hand on a chubby hip in a gesture that incidentally made his Gun easier to get.
15) In the 18th century , improvements in ammunition and firing methods allowed rifling to be practical for military use , and the term `` rifled Gun ' gave way to `` rifle '
16) You fought that leopard, didn’t you? You didn’t have a Gun with you
17) He has played `` bad guys ' in films like The Naked Gun and Raising Arizona
18) Police are checking all Gun shops to
19) A Gun that used flint was called a `` flint-lock ' Gun
20) Her arms felt leaden and it was nearly impossible to aim the Gun at the leopard, she could barely see it
21) The story was that her brother had gotten into an argument with somebody on Bourbon Street and the dude pulled out a Gun and shot him three times in the chest.
22) Also made available for specific games were the arcade stick and light Gun controllers
23) In high school , Clarkson performed in musicals such as Annie Get Your Gun , Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Brigadoon
24) Arrows and bullets flew thick and fast. 242 Tarzan of the Apes Queer African knives and French Gun butts mingled for a moment in savage and bloody duels, but soon the natives fled into the jungle, leaving the Frenchmen to count their losses.
25) About three in the morning some large fish leaped, and the loud splash made me jump as though a Gun had been fired
26) This theme of the interdependency between morality and government, between individual and society, had already be­ Gun to be explored by Fielding in Jonathan Wild.
27) The moment he saw the man raise the Gun to his shoulder, he fired
28) There was shouting back and forth and then suddenly Elijah emptied a Gun into Tony
29) As if to confirm this last supposition, the dull boom of a Gun was heard from out at sea. ‘The schooner, citoyen,ssaid Desgas, quietly; she’s off.’
30) Then have your Gun ready, in case you want it.