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firearm

noun fire·arm \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
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Examples of FIREARM

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

First Known Use of FIREARM

1646
FIREARM Defined for Kids

firearm

noun fire·arm \ˈfīr-ˌärm\

Definition of FIREARM for Kids

:  a weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder Hint:Firearm is usually used for a small weapon.

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