handgun

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noun hand·gun \ˈhan(d)-ˌgən\

Definition of handgun

  1. :  a firearm (such as a revolver or pistol) designed to be held and fired with one hand

15th Century

First Known Use of handgun

15th century


HANDGUN Defined for English Language Learners

handgun

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noun hand·gun \ˈhan(d)-ˌgən\

Definition of handgun for English Language Learners

  • : a small gun (such as a revolver or a pistol) designed to be held and shot with one hand



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