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buttstock

[buht-stok] /ˈbʌtˌstɒk/
noun
1.
the part of the stock located behind the breech mechanism of a firearm.
Also, butt-stock.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; butt1 + stock
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  • The fallen soldier's helmet rests on the weapon's buttstock, shielding it as it once did his silhouette.
  • Release the weak hand and extend it between the sling and the buttstock, bringing the weapon up onto the shoulder.
  • The buttstock is designed in plastic, and contains a hydraulic buffer.

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