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air gun

noun
1.
a gun operated by compressed air.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55
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British Dictionary definitions for air gun

air gun

noun
1.
a gun discharged by means of compressed air
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Encyclopedia Article for air gun

weapon based on the principle of the primitive blowgun that shoots bullets, pellets, or darts by expansion of compressed air

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