spear gun


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spear gun

n.
A device for mechanically shooting a spearlike missile under water, as in spearfishing.

spear gun

n
1. (Fishing) a device for shooting spears underwater

spear′ gun`


n.
a device for shooting a barbed missile under water.
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Mr Craig said he placed his spear gun between himself and the shark as it swam around him in Shark Bay, about 800km north of Perth, the state capital.
ABRITISH diver has told how he was forced to fend off a 13ft (4m) tiger shark with a spear gun as it followed him during a 4.
com/animal/grouper) any of numerous species of large-mouthed heavy-bodied fish] with a spear gun and that the grouper was stuck.
Snapper are also plentiful, so having your spear gun nearby will come in handy.
It also showed Mr Putin fishing underwater with a spear gun.
The footage, filmed on a GoPro and uploaded to YouTube, shows Tyler, 22, fending off the predator by jabbing it with a spear gun.
was sentenced to 25 years after he pleaded guilty of attempting to kill a number of foreigners using a spear gun.
We went there one evening and they served us food, fixed my spear gun and never asked for anything in return.
The more chatty "Death Street and Other Stories," by Karam Ghoussein, commences on the floor of the Mediterranean, where an anonymous diver uses a spear gun to skewer an unsuspecting fish.
I smash the butt of the spear gun against its snout, against its lidless eyes--smash it over and over.
Last seen, he was wearing a grey camouflage suit and had fins, a snorkel, diving watch with a compass, a weight belt and spear gun.