Concealed weapons

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(Law) dangerous weapons so carried on the person as to be knowingly or willfully concealed from sight, - a practice forbidden by statute.<- in="" some="" states!="" -="">
See under Concealed.

See also: Concealed, Weapon

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With ready revolver to compel obedience, she let them up one by one, searching them carefully for concealed weapons as they stood with hands elevated above their heads.
Twice the count left the ranks to see whether the object of his interest had any concealed weapon beneath his clothes.
Supt Darius Hemmatpour from the Met Police and Home Office minister Victoria Atkins joined officers searching for concealed weapons in Lewisham, South East London yesterday.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan Rangers -Sindh conducted a raid on a tip off and recovered a cache of concealed weapons and ammunitions.
Thurston noted the committee earlier in the meeting had rejected a bill specifically on allowing concealed weapons at private schools attached to churches, and Gibson said adding other issues to the bill at the last minute gave the appearance of a lack of transparency.
WASHINGTON Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people.
(TSX VENTURE: PAT) (OTCQB: PTOTF) (FRANKFURT: 0PL) ("Patriot One" or the "company"), makers of the award-winning PATSCAN CMR(TM) (Cognitive Microwave Radar) concealed weapons detection system has appointed Franco Cerantola, PMP to the position of Vice President, Product Delivery, the company said.
Gail Collins | NYT NEWS SERVICE THE House Judiciary Committee just voted to make it impossible for a state to always keep people convicted of violent offenses from carrying concealed weapons. That was just a detail in a very long day and really dreadful debate about the right to bear arms.
Such is the practical guidance state universities and colleges in Kansas are giving students, faculty and visitors because of a state law allowing concealed weapons on their campuses.
However, a customer, who had a valid concealed weapons permit, was waiting in his car for some take-home food that he had ordered when he witnessed the armed burglary in process.
Synopsis: A majority of Americans believe the country would be safer if more people carried concealed weapons. Most favor universal background checks, although many doubt that such checks would prevent mass shootings.