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rocket gun

noun
1.
any weapon that uses a rocket as a projectile, as a rocket launcher or bazooka.
Origin of rocket gun
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • At last, when for a fraction of a second my nose pointed toward the Hans, I pressed the button of my rocket gun.

    The Airlords of Han Philip Francis Nowlan

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