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a lightweight automatic or semiautomatic gun, fired from the shoulder or hip.
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Examples from the Web for submachine gun
Cardon's submachine-gun ceased firing, the action open on an empty clip.
Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
She walked behind him, down the slope toward the light, her submachine-gun at his back.
The Sensitive Man
Poul William Anderson