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gunplay

[guhn-pley] /ˈgʌnˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
the exchange of gunshots, usually with intent to wound or kill.
Origin of gunplay
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; gun1 + play
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gunplay

/ˈɡʌnˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
(mainly US) the use of firearms, as by criminals
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Word Origin and History for gunplay
n.

also gun-play, 1891, from gun (n.) + play (n.).

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