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
The victim reported three male subjects took his cellphone and jewelry while brandishing firearms before leaving on foot.
Brandon was charged with one misdemeanor count of assault with a firearm.
Eversole did have a firearm when apprehended, Blankenship said.
Local authorities in Charlottesville recently charged her son, Richard Wilson Preston Jr., with discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet (300 meters) of a school during the rally Aug. 12.
Erie’s criminal history includes a 2013 conviction that led to five years on probation for being a felon in possession of a firearm, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Eric M. Dillon, of Gary, was indicted last year in Hammond's federal court with one count of Hobbs Act Robbery, one count of using a firearm during a crime of violence and one count of causing death during a crime of violence.
Petterec was in possession of firearm ammunition that was taken from a car parked inside a garage, police said.
Firearms are largely unobtainable for ordinary Chinese, and such attacks are more often carried out with knives or homemade explosives.
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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
FIREARM Defined for English Language Learners
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: a small gun
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