cap gun


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cap gun

n.
A toy pistol with a hammer action that detonates a mildly explosive cap.
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Would you want to eat a nice steak while someone fired a cap gun next to your ear?
The officer determined that the gun was a toy cap gun, and school officials suspended him.
One of the first things he did was buy a cap gun, shooting it behind Dyna's pen.
Princeton Road, sounds of possible cap gun and someone walking down the stairs.
And what a thrill it was when one year Father Christmas brought you a cap gun from Woolies and a cowboy hat and waistcoat
The 7 occupied sites included: Cap Gun (UTM: Zone 11T, 523220E, 4984658N, NAD83); Lost Valley (11T, 543254E, 4979430N, NAD83); Mud Creek (11T, 551748E, 4983304N, NAD83); OX Ranch (11T, 527506E, 4984775N, NAD83); Price Valley (11T, 544977E, 4986841N, NAD83); Slaughter Gulch (11T, 541951E, 4980977N, NAD83); and Summit Gulch (11T, 52229E, 4982111N, NAD83).
Casey was trying to shoot it with his cap gun at one point – but this made it rear up and start flicking its tongue like you see on TV, so we weren't sure about that.
Elsewhere in the country, legislation is being drafted to limit the capcacity of gun magazines - Democratic California Senator Dianne Fernstein has authored a proposal to limit guns to being loaded with ten rounds at a time, whereas in February, Colorado narrowly passed a measure to cap gun mags at 15 bullets.
My grandmother purchased them both a cap gun for 15 cents each and a roll of caps for 5 cents.
So will any firework bigger than a sparkler or louder than a cap gun.
The cap gun didn't make satisfyingly loud bangs, but all the balloons did.