from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A clip-fed, gas-operated assault rifle of Soviet design having a caliber of 7.62 millimeters and used throughout the world by armed forces and paramilitary organizations.
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- noun The Soviet-built 1947 Kalashnikov
assault rifleor any similar rifle built to this design.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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These rifles are commonly—although incorrectly—lumped together and referred to as the AK-47 by many commentators.
A Kalashnikov rifle, known as an AK-47, usually sells for no more than $200, al-Lehaibi said.
After many modifications over many years, from Sergeant Kalashnikov’s initial design would flow the family of assault rifles now universally known as the AK-47—an acronym for Avtomat Kalashnikova-47, the automatic by Kalashnikov designed in 1947.
When he pleaded that they take him and leave his parishioners alone, they opened fire and actually cut him in two with concentrated AK-47 shots.
The Constitution does not literally say that abortion should be legal or that individuals have an absolute right to bear arms (does that mean an AK-47 or a thermo-nuclear device?).
He was carrying the real thing: A loaded AK-47 assault rifle and two loaded handguns.
Can't you just imagine someone carrying in an AK-47 to a Bush rally.
Granted, most broken American males will thankfully not pull out an AK-47 and go and shoot up the local McDonald's.
How about the gun produced in the highest number ever, AK-47.
Instead of seeing VOA's website, visitors saw a page with an anti-U.S. message addressing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and an Iranian flag along with an AK-47 assault weapon.