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English - Etymology 1

Middle English _Lady Gunilda_ which was a huge crossbow that used powerful shot. It later became used for firearms like cannons and muskets. The Germanic woman’s name “Gundahild” is cognate to modern Scandinavian Gunhild. In Old Norse gunnr meant “battle", “war" + hildr (Old English cognate: hild), a word also meaning battle (for its usage as a female name see: Hilda), but in this context means "battle maid”. PRONUNCIATION * enPR: gŭn, IPA(key): /ɡʌn/ * Rhymes: -ʌn NOUN GUN (_plural_ GUNS) * A device for projecting a hard object very forcefully; a firearm or cannon. _GUNS were considered improvements of crossbows and catapults._ * 1879, Richard Jefferies, _The Amateur Poacher_, chapter1: They burned the old GUN that used to stand in the dark corner up in the garret, close to the stuffed fox that always grinned so fiercely. Perhaps the reason why he seemed in such a ghastly rage was that he did not come by his death fairly. Otherwise his pelt would not have been so perfect. * A very portable, short firearm, for hand use, which fires bullets or projectiles, such as a handgun, revolver, pistol, or Derringer. * A less portable, long firearm, bullet or projectile firing; a rifle, either manual, automatic or semi-automatic; a flintlock, musket or shotgun. * (military) A cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity. * (military) A cannon with a 6-inch/155mm minimum nominal bore diameter and tube length 30 calibers or more. See also: howitzer; mortar. * (figuratively) A firearm or cannon used for saluting or signalling.Wp * 1906, Stanley J. Weyman, _Chippinge Borough_, chapterI: It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. […]. He halted opposite the Privy Gardens, and, with his face turned skywards, listened until the sound of the Tower GUNS smote again on the ear and dispelled his doubts. * A device operated by a trigger and acting in a manner similar to a firearm. _There are some GUNS that are not designed for killing._ * Any implement designed to fire a projectile from a tube. _air-pressure pellet gun;  air rifle;  BB gun;  zipgun;  nail gun;  a potato gun_ * A device or tool that projects a substance. _a squirt gun;  a spray gun;  a grease gun_ * A device or tool that applies something rather than projecting it. _a rivet gun;  a screw gun;  a price-label gun_ * (surfing) A long surfboard designed for surfing big waves (not the same as a longboard, a gun has a pointed nose and is generally a little narrower). * 2000, Drew Kampion, _surfline.com_ by the winter of 1962, the Brewer Surfboards Hawaii GUN was the most in-demand big-wave equipment on the North Shore. * (cellular automata) A pattern that "fires" out other patterns. * 2000, Gary William Flake, _The computational beauty of nature_ The glider GUN on the bottom of the NOT circuit emits a continuous stream of gliders, while the data stream source emits a glider only when there is a value of 1 in the stream […] . * 2010, Andrew Adamatzky, _Game of Life Cellular Automata_, p.74: Greene's period-416 2_c_/5 spaceship GUN * (colloquial) A man who carries or uses a rifle, shotgun or handgun. * (colloquial, chiefly in the plural) The biceps. * (nautical, in the plural) Violent blasts of wind. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS VERB GUN (_third-person singular simple present_ GUNS, _present participle_ GUNNING, _simple past and past participle_ GUNNED) * (with “down”) To shoot someone or something, usually with a firearm. _He GUNNED down the hitmen_. _The CEO GUNNED down that idea before we could present it to the board._ *

Middle English Lady Gunilda which was a huge crossbow that used powerful shot. It later became used for firearms like cannons and muskets. The Germanic woman’s name “Gundahild” is cognate to modern Scandinavian Gunhild. In Old Norse gunnr meant “battle", “war" + hildr (Old English cognate: hild), a word also meaning battle (for its usage as a female name see: Hilda), but in this context means "battle maid”.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: gŭn, IPA(key): /ɡʌn/
  • Rhymes: -ʌn

Noun

gun (plural guns)

  1. A device for projecting a hard object very forcefully; a firearm or cannon.
    Guns were considered improvements of crossbows and catapults.
    1. A very portable, short firearm, for hand use, which fires bullets or projectiles, such as a handgun, revolver, pistol, or Derringer.
    2. A less portable, long firearm, bullet or projectile firing; a rifle, either manual, automatic or semi-automatic; a flintlock, musket or shotgun.
    3. (military) A cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity.
    4. (military) A cannon with a 6-inch/155mm minimum nominal bore diameter and tube length 30 calibers or more. See also: howitzer; mortar.
    5. (figuratively) A firearm or cannon used for saluting or signalling.Wp
  2. A device operated by a trigger and acting in a manner similar to a firearm.
    There are some guns that are not designed for killing.
    1. Any implement designed to fire a projectile from a tube.
      air-pressure pellet gun;  air rifle;  BB gun;  zipgun;  nail gun;  a potato gun
    2. A device or tool that projects a substance.
      a squirt gun;  a spray gun;  a grease gun
    3. A device or tool that applies something rather than projecting it.
      a rivet gun;  a screw gun;  a price-label gun
  3. (surfing) A long surfboard designed for surfing big waves (not the same as a longboard, a gun has a pointed nose and is generally a little narrower).
  4. (cellular automata) A pattern that "fires" out other patterns.
  5. (colloquial) A man who carries or uses a rifle, shotgun or handgun.
  6. (colloquial, chiefly in the plural) The biceps.
  7. (nautical, in the plural) Violent blasts of wind.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

gun (third-person singular simple present guns, present participle gunning, simple past and past participle gunned)

  1. (with “down”) To shoot someone or something, usually with a firearm.
    He gunned down the hitmen.
    The CEO gunned down that idea before we could present it to the board.
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English - Etymology 2

From _gunna_, from _gonna_, from _going to_ VERB GUN * Eye dialect spelling of _going to_. _I'm GUN go get da gun from da closet._

From gunna, from gonna, from going to

Verb

gun

  1. Eye dialect spelling of going to.
    I'm gun go get da gun from da closet.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* GNU, gnu, nug

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* ↑ 1.0 1.1 JP 1-02. _Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 8 November 2010 (As Amended Through 15 March 2012)_, p.142. (Searchable online version)

  1. 1.0 1.1 JP 1-02. Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 8 November 2010 (As Amended Through 15 March 2012), p.142. (Searchable online version)

Que a categoria em CORNISH - NOUN
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Cornish - Noun

GUN f (_plural_ GONYOW) * plain

gun f (plural gonyow)

  1. plain

Que a categoria em DUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɣʏn/

  • IPA(key): /ɣʏn/

Que a categoria em DUTCH - VERB
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Dutch - Verb

GUN * first-person singular present indicative of _gunnen_ * imperative of _gunnen_

gun

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gunnen
  2. imperative of gunnen

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Japanese - Romanization

GUN * rōmaji reading of _ぐん_

gun

  1. rōmaji reading of ぐん

Que a categoria em KURDISH - NOUN
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Kurdish - Noun

GUN m * testicle, ball, bollock, egg, nut, orchis, testis

gun m

  1. testicle, ball, bollock, egg, nut, orchis, testis

Que a categoria em LOJBAN - RAFSI
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Lojban - Rafsi

GUN * rafsi of _gunka_.

gun

  1. rafsi of gunka.

Que a categoria em MANDARIN - ROMANIZATION
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Mandarin - Romanization

GUN * Nonstandard spelling of _gūn_. * Nonstandard spelling of _gǔn_. * Nonstandard spelling of _gùn_. USAGE NOTES * English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

gun

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gūn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of gǔn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of gùn.

Usage notes

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Manx - Noun

GUN m (_genitive_ GUNNEY, _plural_ GUNNAGHYN) * alternative form of _gunn_

gun m (genitive gunney, plural gunnaghyn)

  1. alternative form of gunn

Que a categoria em SCOTTISH GAELIC - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Scottish Gaelic - Etymology 1

From Old Irish _co_. ALTERNATIVE FORMS * gu * gum CONJUNCTION GUN * that _an t-amadan sin GUN do thagh thu_ - That fool that you voted for _am fear GUM pòs aig an deireadh na mìosa_ - that man that will marry at the end of the month _an taigh GU bheil aice_ - that house that she has

From Old Irish co.

Alternative forms

Conjunction

gun

  1. that
    an t-amadan sin gun do thagh thu - That fool that you voted for
    am fear gum pòs aig an deireadh na mìosa - that man that will marry at the end of the month
    an taigh gu bheil aice - that house that she has

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Scottish Gaelic - Etymology 2

From Old Irish _cen_. PREPOSITION GUN * without _GUN teagamh_ - without a doubt SYNONYMS * às aonais

From Old Irish cen.

Preposition

gun


  1. without
    gun teagamh - without a doubt
Synonyms


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