Sentence Examples with the word gun

As for fowling, during the last years that I carried a gun my excuse was that I was studying ornithology, and sought only new or rare birds.

Finally he came back to the house and put his gun up.

He held out his hand to Talon, who plunked a gun into it.

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His reminded her of a cobra about to strike, though he'd pulled the gun up to his shoulder.

We've got to start moving everything within twenty-four hours, Lon told them, slinging a machine gun over his shoulder.

I started learning to shoot a laser gun today, she said.

She armed the laser gun and tucked it into the space between her clothing and the small of her back.

Since then the trade has become almost extinct as gun flints are in demand only in semi-savage countries where modern fire-arms are not obtainable.

From 1677 onwards he did but finish perfecting Louis XIV.s army in accordance with the suggestions left by his father, and made no fundamental changes: neither the definite abandonment of the feudal arrire-ban and of recruitingsources of disorder and insubordinationnor the creation of the militia, which allowed the nation to penetrate into all the ranks of the army, nor the adoption of the gun with the bayonet,which was to become the ultima ratio of peoples as the cannon was that of sovereigns,nor yet the uniform, intended to strengthen esfrrit de corps, were due to him.

The layer has under his control the hand-wheel for setting the range on the sights, another hand-wheel for elevating the gun and the sights on to the Detachable target, and a third for traversing the turret.