Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The member of a gun's crew whose duty it is to keep the gun pointed at the target and to fire it.

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Examples

  • Howland, if you care to ship again, I'll make you gun-pointer aboard the _Indian Queen_ here.

    The Black Buccaneer

  • "It's the king and queen that's comin '," said the gun-pointer.

    Jimmie Higgins

  • "Comin 'to see the submarine victims," said the gun-pointer.

    Jimmie Higgins

  • The nurse went off, carrying Jimmie's chamber to be emptied; and while she was gone, the man in the next bed, a gun-pointer from an

    Jimmie Higgins

  • "Hand it to 'em, Joe!" he yelled to the gun-pointer.

    The U-boat hunters

  • She submerged to the discouragement of one earnest gun-pointer.

    The U-boat hunters

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