from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The handle of a gun.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The stock or wooden support in which the barrel of a gun is fixed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The stock or wood to which the barrel of a hand gun is fastened.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The handle of a handgun.
  • noun The rear part of a rifle or shotgun which is pressed into the shoulder.

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

  • noun the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun


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