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gunstock

[guhn-stok]
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noun
  1. the stock or support in which the barrel of a shoulder weapon is fixed.
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Origin of gunstock

First recorded in 1485–95; see origin at gun1, stock
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gunstock

noun
  1. the wooden or metallic handle or support to which is attached the barrel of a rifle
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