Definitions

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  • n. A firearm, such as a shotgun or rifle, which is fired while braced against the shoulder.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Kruck traversed the long gun toward the flanking T-34.

    Panzer Aces

  • He was sleeping already, in a cramped bed made upon his cart's load, with his long gun ready under his hand.

    Renegade's Magic

  • His jowls hung in flaps like the flews of a hound, and he held the long gun behind him, run down back of his leg.

    Cold Mountain

  • The sloping front, the long gun with the small cradle, and the sidemounted armor skirts gave the tank destroyer a compact, solid appearance.

    Panzer Aces

  • Lekschat saw flame spurt from the muzzles of the long gun barrels of the Soviet tanks.

    Panzer Aces

  • The long gun barrel appeared first, then the tank's nose, and finally the whole length of the T-34 was exposed in front of the German panzer.

    Panzer Aces

  • Remarkably composed and quiet-voiced, this big white man with long gun looks over at me and agrees with my husband.

    Our American King

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