shoulder weapon

noun
variants: or shoulder gun

Definition of shoulder weapon

: a firearm that is normally fired while held in the hands and braced against or upon the shoulder

called also shoulder arm

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“Shoulder weapon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoulder%20weapon. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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