elephant gun

noun
a gun of very large caliber, as .410 or greater, used in killing elephants or other big game.
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elephant gun
 
n
1.  a gun used in the hunting of elephants
2.  slang (Austral) a surfboard for riding large waves

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One farmer said he now slept with an elephant gun by his side.
As a social or literary critic, he used an elephant gun indiscriminately on mice and dinosaurs.
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