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elephant gun

a gun of very large caliber, as .410 or greater, used in killing elephants or other big game. Unabridged
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for elephant gun

elephant gun

a gun used in the hunting of elephants
(Austral, slang) a surfboard for riding large waves
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