firearm

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fire·arm

noun \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌärm\

: a small gun

Full Definition of FIREARM

:  a weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder —usually used of small arms

Examples of FIREARM

  1. revolvers, rifles, and other firearms
  2. <will need a permit to carry a firearm>

First Known Use of FIREARM

1646

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