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big guns

noun as in artillery

noun as in ordnance

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A growing faction of gun rights advocates believes brandishing big guns will help everyone feel safer.

The big guns—Manning and New England Patriot Tom Brady and Atlanta Falcon Matt Ryan (maybe)—have first-round byes.

“Police with big guns” stormed the building, says one 9-year-old girl.

The GOP is bringing out more big guns on the third and final day of the convention.

And so the Socialist Party was pulling out the big guns to "Save Private Royal," as French media had put it.

An aeroplane had reported that the Goeben had come into the Narrows, presumably to fire over the Peninsula with her big guns.

For, if the former are nearer the Infantry, the latter is nearer the big guns firing into our rear.

To-day again the big guns have been sounding further along the coast.

It was covered with iron five or six inches thick, and carried a half-dozen big guns.

About 7.30 the next morning there began the biggest bombardment I have ever heard—our big guns roared out.


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