Weapons

tear gas
a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds
 
sabre
a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
 
blunderbuss
a short musket of wide bore with a flared muzzle
 
butt shaft
a blunt arrow without a barb; an arrow used for target practice
 
minute gun
(military) gun that is discharged once every minute (usually as part of a military funeral)
 
kirpan
a ceremonial four-inch curved dagger that Sikh men and women are obliged to wear at all times
 
gat
a gangster's pistol
 
fire ship
a weapon consisting of a ship carrying explosives that is set adrift to destroy enemy ships
 
cutlass
a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors
 
megaton bomb
a nuclear weapon with an explosive power equivalent to one million tons of TNT
 
dirk
a relatively long dagger with a straight blade
 
round shot
a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon
 
nuclear weapon
a weapon of mass destruction whose explosive power derives from a nuclear reaction
 
flack
artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
 
Browning machine gun
a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War
 
whaling gun
a gun (or device resembling a gun) for discharging a projectile (especially a harpoon) at a whale
 
breechloader
a gun that is loaded at the breech
 
paintball gun
an air gun used in the game of paintball; designed to simulate a semiautomatic
 
airgun
a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air
 
rifle
a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
 
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