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- n. A device used to open tin cans, usually by slicing the lid off.
- n. A shoulder hit to the chest, usually accomplished while moving from a crouched to a standing position.
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- n. a device for cutting cans open
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He had a black baseball cap that bore the star emblem of his department, tear-shaped shades, and carried a shorty M4 with a 30-round P-mag, a suppressor and a couple of thousand bucks’ worth of optical sights, flashlights, lasers, and maybe even a can opener bolted onto various rails that ran around the gun’s forearm and receiver top.
Spider rocked the little P-38 can opener around the soft-metal lip of the green can, Peaches, Cling.