- a brand of automatic pistol of 9-millimeter caliber, made in Germany.
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Examples from the Web for luger
He stepped into the host general's study and saw on his desk a Luger, a souvenir.Accidents Happen to Gun People Too
January 17, 2013
They might mean the difference between success and a Luger bullet.
There was no Luger, nor anything else that would be of any use.
He smiled and puffed out his chest a bit, and holstered his Luger.
He had drawn his Luger and was waving it around as he barked orders at his men.
Third Brother had a Luger automatic, and he looked ready to use it.The Egyptian Cat Mystery
Harold Leland Goodwin
- trademark a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol
C20: named after George Luger (1849–1923), German gun designer
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Word Origin and History for luger
type of German automatic pistol, 1904, from Georg Luger (1849-1923), Austrian-born firearms expert.
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