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shoulder weapon

or shoulder gun, shoulder arm

a firearm that is fired while being held in the hands with the butt of the weapon braced against the shoulder. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Burnine was kept going by sheer strength of will, lugging a shoulder gun that weighed half as much as he.

    Beyond The Thunder H. B. Hickey
  • "Better give the colonel that shoulder gun you missed me with earlier tonight," Rick told him.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • But it was a good job of tailoring and he realized that the linen jacket had been made to conceal the shoulder gun.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine

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