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(informal) war and fighting, esp involving ammunition
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  • The clay mold, called “bang-bang′-a,” is thoroughly baked by a fire.

    The Bontoc Igorot Albert Ernest Jenks
  • I got a private burying-ground, where I plants my victims (bang-bang)!

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior J. Raymond Elderdice
  • Then, using his two front paws and his tail, he drew with the chalk a big picture of a man shooting a bang-bang gun.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail Howard R. Garis
  • Still it won't go, and it keeps making that bang-bang noise like a gun whenever I turn the crank.

    Jacko and Jumpo Kinkytail Howard R. Garis
  • Dark alleys and secret papers and beautiful adventuresses and bang-bang have nothing at all to do with my job.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy Harold MacGrath
  • We were pushing up river on our way to the wilderness, when a great outcry and the bang-bang of a gun sounded just ahead.

    Wilderness Ways William J Long
  • Big Mose gib a screech and run, and bang-bang went a lot ob guns all around us.

    Oonomoo the Huron

    Edward S. Ellis
  • So close was the pursuit on him that the “bang-bang” of the knocker followed at once on the bang of the door.

    The Man Who Lost Himself

    H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • I'm a rip-snortin', high-falutin', loop-the-loopin'bad man (bang-bang)!

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior J. Raymond Elderdice

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