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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small cannonlike apparatus used to fire harpoons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a gun used in the whale fishery for shooting the harpoon into a whale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gun from which a harpoon or toggle-iron may be discharged.

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

  • n. a cannon or similar gun that fires harpoons

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