air gun

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air gun

[′er ‚gən]
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air gun

1. Same as spray gun.
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RSPCA Cymru wants to see England and Wales follow the lead of Scotland, where airgun owners and users have been required to have a licence since January 1 last year.
Denbighshire has the worst record in Wales for reported airgun attacks on animals.
It had several different airguns for the public to try, but as soon as I walked up, I heard the zipper-like sound of a sub-gun.
A handful of states already allow the use of airguns for whitetail hunting," Turner noted.
HOW are Police Scotland going to cope with the huge number of applicants for airgun licences?
Since both firearms and airguns were allowed at this show I reckoned this one had to be a powder burner.
The most accepted method of benchresting a spring piston airgun is to rest the offhand palm up on a sandbag and lightly grasp the forend of the rifle in the palm of the hand so that recoil is absorbed totally by the body of the shooter.
In late 2010, we started working with professional hunter Jim Shockey as an endorser of hunting with airguns.
Although serious incidents are rare, there have been cases in recent years where children have got hold of carelessly stored airguns that have resulted in severe injuries.
The SNP had argued for the powers, saying Scotland needed to urgently tackle an ongoing problem with airguns.
I feel we are fulfilling the promise to Andrew that we made at his graveside, and that is for a total ban on airguns in Scotland.
The tragic death of a 5-year-old in Wiltshire last week shows just how lethal airguns can be.