zip gun


Definition of zip gun

: a crude homemade single-shot pistol

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Recent Examples on the Web The search turned up additional drugs, drug paraphernalia, and a zip gun. cleveland, 27 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of zip gun

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Zip gun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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