from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A firearm, especially a handgun.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A firearm, especially a handgun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a firearm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A firearm, especially a revolver.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a firearm that is held and fired with one hand


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