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guns regarded

Gun, weapon of destruction able to project a missile at a distant target. Heavy guns, such as cannons, mortars, and howitzers, are usually regarded as artillery, whereas lighter, portable guns such as pistols, rifles, revolvers, and machine guns are regarded as firearms.

See also: Revolver; Rifle.

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