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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Firearmsnoun

    Arms which owe their efficacy to fire; guns.

    Etymology: fire and arms.

    Nor had they ammunition to supply their few firearms: horses they had, and officers they had, which made all their shew. Edward Hyde, b. ii.

    Before the use of firearms there was infinitely more scope for personal valour than in the modern battles. Alexander Pope.


  1. Firearms

    Firearms is a first-person shooter video game for Half-Life which originated from a Quake modification. Initially developed in 1998, Firearms was created as a quasi-realistic team-based FPS. The mod's main feature is the large amount of playable weapons in the game.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Firearms

    Small-arms weapons, including handguns, pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, etc.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firearms in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firearms in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of firearms in a Sentence

  1. John Lott:

    The problem is the people who need guns the most and benefit the most from owning gun, poor individuals in high crime areas, are priced out of the market, who do they think they are disarming as a result of the law ? It is minorities in poor crime areas, not some wealthy guy who can afford to purchase the firearms at a higher cost.

  2. Sandro Galea:

    Very few of the existing state-specific firearms laws are associated with reduced mortality, and this evidence underscores the importance of focusing on relevant and effective firearms legislation, implementing universal background checks for the purchase of firearms or ammunition, and firearm identification nationally could substantially reduce mortality in the U.S.

  3. Jill Snyder:

    Firearms Owners ' Protection Act's Firearms Owners ' Protection Act.

  4. Peter Newsham:

    It's embarrassing for us to have a member of this agency out there illegally selling firearms, because people will attribute that behavior to every single one of us who wears this uniform.

  5. Josh Koskoff in a statement:

    With this many claimants, the money ends up being a symbolic gesture but it serves as an important reminder that people who keep firearms in the home must be scrupulous about securing their weapons.

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