Weapons

Quaker gun
a dummy gun or piece of artillery made usually of wood
 
bird shot
small lead shot for shotgun shells
 
biological weapon
any weapon usable in biological warfare
 
heat-seeking missile
a missile with a guidance system that directs it toward targets emitting infrared radiation (as the emissions of a jet engine)
 
horse pistol
a large pistol (usually in a holster) formerly carried by horsemen
 
sawed-off shotgun
a shotgun with short barrels
 
cutlass
a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors
 
Cupid's bow
a curved bow with reversed curve ends
 
Maxim gun
an obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel
 
.22
a .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle)
 
GB
a highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase
 
stun gun
a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock
 
claymore
a large double-edged broadsword; formerly used by Scottish Highlanders
 
air-to-ground missile
a missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground
 
zip gun
a crude homemade pistol
 
partizan
a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
 
sabre
a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
 
gas bomb
a bomb laden with chemical agents that are released when the bomb explodes
 
rifle
a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
 
aflatoxin
a potent carcinogen from the fungus Aspergillus; can be produced and stored for use as a bioweapon
 
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