Weapons

epee
a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade
 
.22
a .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle)
 
whaling gun
a gun (or device resembling a gun) for discharging a projectile (especially a harpoon) at a whale
 
forty-five
a .45-caliber pistol
 
boomerang
a curved piece of wood; when properly thrown will return to thrower
 
air-to-air missile
a missile designed to be launched from one airplane at another
 
bow and arrow
a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot them
 
rifle ball
a bullet designed to be fired from a rifle; no longer made spherical in shape
 
Excalibur
the legendary sword of King Arthur
 
smoothbore
a firearm that has no rifling
 
twenty-two rifle
a .22-caliber rifle
 
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
 
guided missile
a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
 
machine gun
a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)
 
lance
a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
 
ack-ack
artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
 
flintlock
a muzzle loader that had a flintlock type of gunlock
 
crossbow
a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)
 
VX gas
a highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release
 
kirpan
a ceremonial four-inch curved dagger that Sikh men and women are obliged to wear at all times
 
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