[ gat-ling ]

  1. Richard Jordan, 1818–1903, U.S. inventor.

Words Nearby Gatling Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Gatling in a sentence

  • The Gatling soon made its way widely, and its rapidity of fire became a proverb.

  • Yo' dun work yo' snowballs lik da was comin' from a Gatling gun!

    The Rover Boys on the Farm | Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
  • It is Christian countries that build ironclads and make cannon, Gatling guns, deadly rifles, and terrible explosives.

    Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
  • It may appear that Morrison was training an able-bodied Gatling on a very small corporal's guard, and so wasting his ammunition.

    Blue Goose | Frank Lewis Nason
  • She is caught, and the firing of rifles and Gatling-guns from the tops shows that she is hotly received.