firearm

[ fahyuh r-ahrm ]SEE DEFINITION OF firearm

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Instead of the report of a firearm, he heard a peal of laughter from both boys.

Yet with a panic at his heart he knew that it was the sharp crack of a firearm.

He unslung the firearm, thinking he might have occasion to use it.

Just then the report of a firearm was heard, and a bullet whistled by us close to our ears.

She had not held a rifle in her hands since marrying Frank, who would not have a firearm in the house.

They had not a firearm on the boat nor had they ever had one aboard.

Experience had shown him the wisdom of having a firearm at hand in his ship.

She was interrupted by the sharp explosion of a firearm outside.

After this battle we captured some damaged machine-guns; this was the firearm most dreaded by us.

Rapidity of fire is only one of the desirable features in a firearm.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from fire (n.) + arm (n.2). Related: Firearms.

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