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
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.