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assault weapon

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The first known use of assault weapon was in 1968

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“Assault weapon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assault%20weapon. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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