HyperDic: gunstock

English > 1 sense of the word gunstock:
NOUNartifactgunstock, stockthe handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun
English > gunstock: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun.
Synonymstock
Part ofartillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnancelarge but transportable armament
gunA weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
machine gunA rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)
pistol, handgun, side arm, shooting ironA firearm that is held and fired with one hand
Narrowerpistol gripA handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol
Broaderhandle, grip, handgrip, holdThe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
supportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
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