zip gun


: a crude homemade single-shot pistol

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of zip gun was in 1950

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“Zip gun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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zip gun

: a crude homemade pistol

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