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gun

Drug slang
noun A regional term for term for a syringe.

verb To inject an abuse substance—e.g., heroin.

Forensics
noun A weapon that fires projectiles capable of causing grievous bodily harm or killing a land-based target.
 
Vox populi
noun A device used to discharge a projectile in a targeted direction.

verb To target and attack another person, usually understood in a metaphorical sense, as in “To gun for someone”.

gun

noun Drug slang A regionally popular street term for a syringeVox populi A device used to discharge a projectile in a targeted direction. See Gene gun, Heavy guns verb Drug slang To inject an illicit drug–regionally popular.

gun

1. weapon for firing a projectile.
2. of the top rank, e.g. gun shearer.

balling gun
see balling gun.
dart gun
gun dog
one of the group of domestic dogs developed for use in hunting fowl. The dogs work with the hunter by detecting the scent of birds on the ground, then indicating their location (setters, pointers) or flushing them from the undergrowth, or by retrieving the fallen bird (retrievers). Called also sporting dogs.
drenching gun
a handheld metal automatic syringe capable of delivering a preset dose of agent, most commonly an anthelmintic, and with a variable dose up to about 4 oz or about 120 ml, via the mouth.
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When having limbered up the only two cannon that remained uninjured out of the four, they began moving down the hill (one shattered gun and one unicorn were left behind), Prince Andrew rode up to Tushin.
Maston, "allow me to say that, if I cannot get an opportunity to try my new mortars on a real field of battle, I shall say good-by to the members of the Gun Club, and go and bury myself in the prairies of Arkansas
The president of the Gun Club has the honor to inform his colleagues that, at the meeting of the 5th instant, he will bring before them a communication of an extremely interesting nature.
We don't, but we have to pull the guns," said the bullocks.
If I could do that and nothing else, you wouldn't be needed to pull the big guns at all.
The first part of the review was all sunshine, and the regiments went by in wave upon wave of legs all moving together, and guns all in a line, till our eyes grew dizzy.
At last, after a disgraceful miss, he flung his gun and his hat on the ground.
Picking up his gun and his hat, he called Laska, and went out of the swamp.
Then we heard the guns at Chertsey, and folks coming from Wey- bridge.
He thought of all those silent, expectant guns, of the suddenly nomadic countryside; he tried to imagine "boilers on stilts" a hundred feet high.
Down through the twilight sank five attacking airships, one to the Navy Yard on East River, one to City Hall, two over the great business buildings of Wall Street and Lower Broadway, one to the Brooklyn Bridge, dropping from among their fellows through the danger zone from the distant guns smoothly and rapidly to a safe proximity to the city masses.
With the cessation of the traffic an unusual stillness came upon New York, and the disturbing concussions of the futile defending guns on the hills about grew more and more audible.