Weapons

self-loader
a firearm that reloads itself
 
Maxim gun
an obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel
 
six-gun
a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
 
Exocet
a guided missile developed by the French government for use against ships
 
musket
a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long barrel; formerly used by infantrymen
 
crossbow
a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)
 
panga
a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation
 
sticker
a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
 
slasher
a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing
 
GB
a highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase
 
GA
the first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare
 
culverin
a medieval musket
 
cannonball
a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
 
javelin
a spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events
 
shiv
a knife used as a weapon
 
poison gas
a gas that is poisonous to breath or contact; used in chemical warfare
 
butt shaft
a blunt arrow without a barb; an arrow used for target practice
 
stiletto
a small dagger with a tapered blade
 
saber
a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
 
Bofors gun
an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun
 
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