Examples of firearm in a Sentence
revolvers, rifles, and other firearms
will need a permit to carry a firearm
Recent Examples of firearm from the Web
Brandon Olebar, 34, pleaded guilty in October to federal charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Outright modification of a firearm into an automatic is already a federal felony punishable by 10 years in prison.
June 28 After initially charging Perez with reckless discharge of a firearm for attempting the stunt, the Norman County court system upgrades her charge to second-degree manslaughter.
Finally, the court observes, based on its nearly thirty years on the bench, that an urban heroin dealer not in possession of a firearm would be an anomaly.
The boy grew into a reckless adult, with a string of arrests — DUIs, burglaries, dealing cocaine, being a felon in possession of a firearm.
However, he was soon jailed again for violating parole for possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit a crime.
In addition to murder, Vandenberg is charged with use of a firearm while committing a felony and destruction or concealment of evidence.
America has 42 times as many firearm homicides as England and Wales, 20 times as many as Australia, and more than six times as many as Canada.
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First Known Use of firearm
Synonymsarm, gun, heat [slang], piece, small arm
Related Wordsderringer, forty-five (or .45), gat [slang], handgun, pistol, revolver, rod [slang], roscoe [slang], sidearm, six-gun, six-shooter, zip gun; self-loader, semiautomatic; blunderbuss, breechloader, culverin, fieldpiece, firelock, flintlock, harquebus (or arquebus), matchlock, musket, rifle, shotgun, smoothbore, twenty-two (or .22); AK-47, assault rifle, assault weapon, automatic, carbine, machine gun, machine pistol, repeater, submachine gun, tommy gun; speargun
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