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  • n. A length of cord about a metre long with a narrow cylindrical weight at one end and loops at the other. Used for cleaning rifle barrels, by pulling through a piece of cloth.
  • v. to come through pain and trouble through perseverance
  • v. to clean the barrel of a firearm using a pull through

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  • v. bring into safety
  • v. continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

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