Origin of Sten gun
Examples from the Web for sten
At the age of six the boy was sent to be educated at the court of Sten Sture, then the administrator and virtual king of Sweden.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
When a mere boy he was sent to the court of his granduncle, Sten Sture the Elder, who was childless.Sweden|Victor Nilsson
One day Sten, weary of copying figures, felt he had had enough of the dark room.
Sten took off his cap, fell on his knees, and said a prayer.
"I thought one had a right to plunder wild trees," said Sten in a shamefaced way, for he had never been addressed in this manner.
British Dictionary definitions for sten
Word Origin for Sten gun
Word Origin and History for sten
type of light, rapid-fire submachine gun, 1942, from initials of surnames of designers R.V. Shepherd and H.J. Turpin + En(field) (see Bren).