Morning gun

Also found in: Encyclopedia.
a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at military posts.

See also: Morning

References in periodicals archive ?
and across the country debate the best way to deal with the AR-15 and similar weapons -- high-powered rifles that have been used in numerous high-profile mass killings in recent years -- the weapon was noticeably absent from the early morning gun show here Sunday.
KARACHI -- Three police personnel were gunned down in an early morning gun attack on their van in Karachi area of Azizabad on Wednesday.
April 19, 2013: Tsarnaevs have an early morning gun battle with authorities who have tracked them to Watertown.
At five-thirty in the morning the morning gun was fired in the artillery lines, fifteen squadron trumpeters blew reveille, the artillery trumpets and the infantry bugles joined in.
Songs: "God's Eyes," "Eight Hours," "Man I Never Knew," "Houston's Call to Arms," "The Burnt Part," "Sunrise," "Davy Crockett," "Good Morning Gun," "Little Toy Compass," "Climbing Song I," "Bowie's Lament," "Balancing," "Dusty Plays the Saw," "Family Tree," "Climbing Song II," "Disappear," "Countdown," "I Made That.