gunfight

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gun·fight

 (gŭn′fīt′)
n.
A duel or battle with firearms.

gun′fight′er n.

gunfight

(ˈɡʌnˌfaɪt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) chiefly US a fight between persons using firearms
ˈgunˌfighter n
ˈgunˌfighting n

gun•fight

(ˈgʌnˌfaɪt)

n.
a battle between two or more people or groups using guns.
[1650–60]
gun′fight`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunfight - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frightengunfight - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
Translations

gunfight

[ˈgʌnfaɪt] Ntiroteo m

gunfight

[ˈgʌnfaɪt] néchange m de coups de feu

gunfight

[ˈgʌnˌfaɪt] nscontro a fuoco
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The Ministry's spokesman Nusrat Rahimi dismissed reports that gunfighting took place following the explosion.
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One side of the aged slide reads "1776." The other states "We the People." The frontstrap and flat mainspring housing are nicely checkered and the no-snag sights are designed for gunfighting. In addition to its inimitably awesome aesthetic, this .45 ACP equalizer will reliably guard your person and your family, come what may.
Anyone who has studied gunfighting in general and the 4/11/86 incident in particular understands why Mireles became famous for his courage and indomitable will to live.
What he excelled at was gunfighting, and it is generally believed that he murdered several business owners who would not pay for his "protection" services.
All I could do was to follow the sounds of planes, helicopters, and gunfighting from my balcony.
Intense gunfighting could be heard constantly throughout the day on Thursday, and the military said it had dropped bombs on residential neighbourhoods.
To me, he was a larger-than-life personality, a man of questing brilliance, well read, a student of guns, gunfighting and gunfighters, a personality who belonged in a noir mystery novel--trench coat collar turned up in the rain, relentlessly following one last clue.
My old friend Jeff Cooper would applaud what I did to this gun, as would anyone who understands gunfighting. Rather than "defeating" the safety, I actually made it a better gun for the knowledgeable gunfighter.
Rifles, carbines, pistols, and associated accessories built BCM's reputation as a designer and supplier of some of the finest gunfighting tools on the planet.
That's a shame, as my Ruger SP-101, chambered for the superior .38 Spl., was custom built for gunfighting, with muzzle compensation ports, a bobbed hammer, polished trigger face and action job (with a glassy smooth double-action trigger pull weight of 6% pounds).