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Luger

[loo-ger] /ˈlu gər/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of automatic pistol of 9-millimeter caliber, made in Germany.
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  • He smiled and puffed out his chest a bit, and holstered his Luger.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • He had drawn his Luger and was waving it around as he barked orders at his men.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • There was no Luger, nor anything else that would be of any use.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • They might mean the difference between success and a Luger bullet.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • Third Brother had a Luger automatic, and he looked ready to use it.

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  • Meanwhile, Bartley had been experimenting further with the Luger.

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    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • He nodded to Cheyenne, but his interest was centered on Bartley and the Luger.

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  • Little Jim described Bartley and told about the wonderful Luger gun.

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    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • He hung up, and carried the Luger and the loaded clip down to the porch.

    Time and Time Again Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for Luger

Luger

/ˈluːɡə/
noun
1.
trademark a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol
Word Origin
C20: named after George Luger (1849–1923), German gun designer
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Word Origin and History for Luger
n.

type of German automatic pistol, 1904, from Georg Luger (1849-1923), Austrian-born firearms expert.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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