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shoulder weapon

or shoul·der gun

[ shohl-der wep-uhn or shohl-der guhn ]
/ ˈʃoʊl dər ˌwɛp ən or ˈʃoʊl dər ˌgʌn /
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noun

a firearm that is fired while being held in the hands with the butt of the weapon braced against the shoulder.

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