- pepper + box (Wiktionary)
“Reader comment: Nial McGaughey sez, the device looks like a simple "pepperbox" type derringer. 4 chambers 4 firing pins, 4 barrells. anyone looking at the top of the phone could tell something is amiss, there will be 4 big holes in the top of the phone, and the antenna will be hollow. not to mention the thing looks like ronco made it for sale to the after 3AM TV watching set.”
“The eight-cell "pepperbox" ASROC launcher was being serviced by shoreside technicians to correct a minor mechanical glitch.”
“The engine is an eager little pepperbox, a 1.4-liter, 101-horsepower in-line four-cylinder, mated to a five-speed manual transmission a six-speed automatic is coming later this year.”
“This was a multi-barreled repeating shotgun that was basically an updated pepperbox design.”
“Tell me, Case," Riviera said, raising the pepperbox muzzle of the fletcher.”
“With all the features of a seaside pier, it was once a toll bridge between Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, with the red pepperbox toll house on the Bucks embankment.”
“A pepperbox, four twenty-two caliber hollow-points.”
“Without a word she led on up the alley, and I followed close, my heart thumping and my hand on the pepperbox under my poshteen as I scanned the shadows ahead.”
“So I let him lead on under the great arch, past the spearmen standing guard in their mail coats and helms; my puggaree, like my sword and pepperbox, had gone during the evening's activities, but one of the riders had lent me a cloak with a hood, which I kept close about my face; no one gave us a second glance.”
“Being a pagan (attached C of E) with no divine resources, I shall tread uncommon wary and keep my pepperbox handy.”
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or, Words I Found While Touring the National Rifle Association's Museum.
They actually do have a teddy bear and a light saber in the museum. I don't know why.
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