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weapon

Vox populi A man-made or -modified artifice designed to kill or maim. See Biological weapon, Chemical weapon, Safe weapon, Special weapon.
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He was charged last week with possessing another makeshift weapon on Wednesday and again on Thursday.
The third year neuroscience student at UCD said she uses a set of keys as a makeshift weapon for fear of being attacked.
Jurors were told a black biro, covered in blood, was recovered from the prison cell and puncture marks in the plastic bag found around the victim's head were consistent with the makeshift weapon.
The court was told how the "tramline" wounds on his cheek, which required stitches, suggested that two blades had been attached to a makeshift weapon.
Mr Davies stuck to his guns, citing a survey in July which found one in three people keep a makeshift weapon beside their bed to defend themselves against intruders.
As in the original, you arm yourself with a makeshift weapon and a radio that emits static whenever creatures are near, then venture out to unlock the many secrets that Silent Hill holds.
A makeshift weapon consisting of a razor blade embedded in a piece of wood, a lock-knife and drugs were confiscated from 25 suspected hooligans intercepted in Kent.
Triple-murderer Bellfield won the compensation this week after being attacked by a con with a makeshift weapon at Wakefield jail in 2009.
Just one look at the makeshift weapon was enough to send the knifeman fleeing into the night.
In the letters to a penpal, passed to the Sunday Mail, Cornelius admits slashing a fellow prisoner in the face with a makeshift weapon for calling him a "daftie".
He was threatened with the makeshift weapon and his vehicle damaged before the pair made off with cash and food.