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small arm

noun

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a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder
  • the soldiers keep their small arms securely in their holsters when not on patrol

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The first known use of small arm was in 1674

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“Small arm.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/small%20arm. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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