from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A firearm that can be used with one hand.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small, hand-held gun with a relatively short barrel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
From hand + gun. (Wiktionary)