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pump gun

a shotgun or rifle having a pump-action mechanism.
Origin of pump gun
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "Billy's keepin' them quiet with the pump gun," Shiller informed him.

    Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm
  • He held a pump gun at his shoulder, the muzzle dominating the group.

    Desert Conquest A. M. Chisholm
  • All he needed was a few decoys out in front of him and a pump gun to be a duck blind.

British Dictionary definitions for pump gun

pump gun

a repeating gun operated by a slide-action mechanism feeding ammunition from a magazine under the barrel into the breech
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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