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

  • n. A toy gun designed to squirt a stream of water. Also called water gun, water pistol.

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  • n. A toy gun used to shoot water.

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  • n. plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water

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  • A squirt gun (or water pistol or water gun) is a type of toy designed to shoot water. It works on the same principle as a spray bottle. The body of the toy is essentially a container for water, and the "trigger" is attached to a pump which squirts water out of a tiny hole at the "muzzle."
    _Wikipedia

    February 12, 2008