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  • n. Plural form of gunbearer.


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  • I'd shoot a couple of V-raptors with. 25-06 120 grain Woodleigh solids, assuming the PH and gunbearers are backing up with grenade launchers, wildcat .70 BMGs, and A-10 Warthogs.

    This one is for all the archaeologists and History Channel fans out there.

  • An account of my journeys through Jesustan, aided and sometimes abetted by trusty native guides and gunbearers.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • I stayed behind with my gunbearers, to drive the stragglers on.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Perhaps all, and I should have been left with my boy gunbearers to have my jugular deliberately severed, or to be decapitated, leaving my head to adorn a tall pole in the centre of

    How I Found Livingstone

  • I stayed until the last man had disappeared; then, after preparing my Winchester, brought up the rear, followed by my gunbearers with their stock of ammunition.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • In the meantime I and the gunbearers sat down in full view of the buck.

    The Land of Footprints

  • We had sent three lots of men out in different directions, each under the leadership of one of the gunbearers, to scout, while we took it easy in the shade of our banda, or grass shelter, on the bank of the river.

    The Land of Footprints

  • This was pleasing, but it would never do, at this stage of the game, to let him think so, neither on his own account nor that of the real gunbearers.

    The Land of Footprints

  • The gunbearers squatted about the carcass, skilfully removing the skin to an undertone of curious crooning that every few moments broke out into one or two bars of a chant.

    The Land of Footprints

  • The shooting of a beast he always detailed to his few cronies in camp: the other gunbearers, and one or two from his own tribe.

    The Land of Footprints


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