Origin of gunman
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Examples from the Web for gunman
The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.The Muslim Cop Killed by Terrorists
January 9, 2015
A street sweeper was caught in the crossfire as a gunman fired at the officer, fatally wounding her in the back.France Mourns—and Hunts
Nico Hines, Christopher Dickey
January 8, 2015
The gunman then burst from the restaurant and fled down the street with the other man.
The cops gave chase and the gunman fired the big revolver twice more.
The interior video shows the gunman firing the shot through the window.
The second gunman banged at the shadow where Madden was hid.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
You are known from one end of the country to the other as a gunman.Nan of Music Mountain
Frank H. Spearman
But the gray eyes, hard as those of a gunman, showed no trace of intoxication.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
A gunman he was, from Texas, and—well, they carried the gambler out.The Trail to Yesterday
Charles Alden Seltzer
This Bandy Walker was a gunman and a rough-and-tumble fighter.The Fighting Edge
William MacLeod Raine
- a man who is armed with a gun, esp unlawfully
- a man who is skilled with a gun
- US a person who makes, repairs, or has expert knowledge of guns
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Word Origin and History for gunman
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