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gunport

[ guhn-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈgʌnˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /
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noun

an aperture, as in a protective wall or the side of a ship, through which a gun can be aimed and fired.

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Origin of gunport

First recorded in 1760–70; gun1 + port4
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How to use gunport in a sentence

  • Cooper had assigned himself to a gunport in the east wall of the blockhouse.

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  • A rifle went off—Tom, at the gunport to the left of the front door.

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