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cripple-stopper

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small gun used by sportsmen to kill wounded birds.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It swayed to and fro irresolutely with shouts and outcries, while from the right the Gurkhas dropped volley after volley of cripple-stopper Snider bullets at long range into the mob of the

    Indian Tales

  • Gurkhas dropped volley after volley of cripple-stopper Snider bullets at long range into the mob of the Ghazis returning to their own troops.

    Soldier Stories

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