blowgun

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blow·gun

 (blō′gŭn′)
n.
A long narrow pipe through which darts or pellets may be blown. Also called blowpipe.

blowgun

(ˈbləʊˌɡʌn)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) the US word for blowpipe1

blow•gun

(ˈbloʊˌgʌn)

n.
a pipe or tube through which darts or other missiles are blown by the breath.
[1800–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blowgun - a tube through which darts can be shot by blowingblowgun - a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
Translations
fúvócsőlégfúvóka

blowgun

[ˈbləʊgʌn] N (US) → cerbatana f
References in classic literature ?
A portion of the stone will I grind to impalpable powder; other parts shall be dissolved in acids, or whatever solvents will act upon so admirable a composition; and the remainder I design to melt in the crucible, or set on fire with the blow-pipe.
You will now readily understand, gentlemen, the apparatus that I have described to you is really a gas cylinder and blow-pipe for oxygen and hydrogen, the heat of which exceeds that of a forge fire.
We'd have walked off arm-in-arm; now it's as tight a place as ever we were in, though you did get rid of old blow-pipes rather nicely.