Definition of Airgun

1. Noun. A gun that propels a projectile by compressed air.

Exact synonyms: Air Gun, Air Rifle
Specialized synonyms: Bb Gun, Paintball Gun
Generic synonyms: Gun



Definition of Airgun

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of air gun) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airgun

airfoils
airforce
airforces
airframe
airframes
airfreight
airfreighted
airfreighting
airfreights
airgap
airgaps
airglow
airglows
airgraph
airgraphs
airgun (current term)
airguns
airhead
airheaded
airheadedness
airheads
airhole
airholes
airhorn
airhorns
airier
airiest
airily
airiness
airinesses

Literary usage of Airgun

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1. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"Shortly after the airgun was acquired by Captain Lewis, and on the day he left Pittsburgh, the captain's journal relates an incident involving the weapon on ..."

2. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark V-1 of 3 by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"In almost every instance the armament is detailed as a curiosity to the indians. and in no case is there an entry which describes the airgun as linding ..."

3. Estudios entomológicos y parasitológicos by John Edwin Bakeless, Francis Peloubet Farquhar, David R. Iriarte, Justus Liebig, John Blyth (1863)
"His equipment included astronomical instruments, the framework of his iron boat, an airgun, a swivel gun, blunderbusses, rifles, ammunition and ..."

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