from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The handle of a gun.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The handle of a handgun.
- n. The rear part of a rifle or shotgun which is pressed into the shoulder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The stock or wood to which the barrel of a hand gun is fastened.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The stock or wooden support in which the barrel of a gun is fixed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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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"We kept as many features, such as gunstock corners, to keep the house as authentic as possible.
The Old Well belongs to the citizens of North Carolina and if someone wants that image on a gunstock then fine with me.
It is the place to get fishing permits and marriage licenses—and to pick up a quick education in historic joinery: The 18th-century gunstock posts and exposed framing of hewn white oak put sheetrock and two-by-fours to shame.
While I laud the good folk at GunBroker for their niceness in supporting Breast Cancer research (after all can't loose the front porch, everybody likes the front porch) WHY does anybody think an ugly pink gunstock will encourage fundraising?
Beat on her for twenty minutes with that broken gunstock (she did it on purpose).
Anyone had experience buying walnut gunstock blanks or lumber (any species) from Goby Walnut or Wrights Gunstocks in the Portland, Oregon Area?
Anyone had experience buying walnut gunstock blanks or lumber (any species) from Goby Walnut or Wrights Gunstocks in the Portlan | Field & Stream
When you bring your head down onto the gunstock, you don't want to be looking at the top of the frame.
The standard youth gunstock measures 13 inches in length, which is about right for most kids over 10.
Maybe the folks that designed the Weatherby and Winslow stocks knew a lot more about matching the gunstock to the human physique than the OFB (Old Foggies Brigade) that has long touted the classic stock as the ne plus ultra of rifle design.