Lebanese Sunnis are also taking part in the conflict, dispatching fighters and guns to Syrian rebels.
In short: I have had positive experiences with family and guns.
Real-life Israelis, with tans and guns, Jewish tanks, Hebrew spoken in the streets.
Men with machetes, grenades, and guns slashed throats and burned bodies, killing 166 people and injuring 100 more.
There is a lot of violence in France, said Bauer, but not so much with guns.
They have long legs, the rascals, as long in proportion as the reach of their guns.
They held their guns in the hollow of their arms, while Jim, with raised arm, was speaking.
He knew nothing of guns or dogs; he had lived all his life in safety.
She was being tossed about by a raging sea and cut up by the fire from the guns.
The guns on both sides were got up from the hold and mounted, and we were ready for action.
mid-14c., gunne "an engine of war that throws rocks, arrows or other missiles," probably a shortening of woman's name Gunilda, found in Middle English gonnilde "cannon" and in an Anglo-Latin reference to a specific gun from a 1330 munitions inventory of Windsor Castle ("...una magna balista de cornu quae Domina Gunilda ..."), from Old Norse Gunnhildr, woman's name, from gunnr + hildr, both meaning "war, battle." First element from PIE *gwhen- "to strike, kill" (see bane); for second, cf. Hilda.
The identification of women with powerful weapons is common historically (cf. Big Bertha, Brown Bess, Mons Meg, etc.); meaning shifted with technology, from cannons to firearms as they developed 15c. Great guns (cannon, etc.) distinguished from small guns (such as muskets) from c.1400. Applied to pistols and revolvers after 1744. Meaning "thief, rascal" is from 1858. Son of a gun is originally nautical. To jump the gun (1912, American English) is from track and field. Guns "a woman's breasts" (especially if prominent) attested by 2006.
"to shoot with a gun," 1620s, from gun (n.); the sense of "to accelerate an engine" is from 1930, from earlier phrase to give (something) the gun. Related: Gunned; gunning.
(also gon) A professional thief, esp a pickpocket
[1858+; fr Yiddish gonif]