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a gang armed with machine guns
'Move!' said Cardiff, waving the gun at them.
She found herself looking down the barrel of a gun.
Their police officers all carry guns.
He spun around at the noise, drawing his gun.
He pointed the gun directly at me.
Suddenly the officer pulled a gun on them.
She was learning how to fire a gun.
A police gun went off accidentally during a search of his home.
He was shot dead in a gun battle with police.
This is the British English definition of gun. View American English definition of gun.
a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food
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