pea shooter

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Noun1.pea shooter - a straight narrow tube through which pellets (as dried peas) can be blown at a target
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
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"See here, you son of an imported Malaga jackass," he said between his teeth, "I'd have you know that I'm related on my mother's side to Carbine, winner of the Melbourne Cup, and where I come from we aren't accustomed to being ridden over roughshod by any parrot-mouthed, pig-headed mule in a pop-gun pea-shooter battery.
Her lean finger seemed to pick him out as if it were a pea-shooter. Though the word was a mere howl, every syllable was as clear as a separate stroke on the clock.
"What do they do with the pea-shooters?" inquires Tom.
We pulled up at the beginning of the line, and pacified them, and we're never going to carry no more pea-shooters, unless they promises not to fire where there's a line of Irish chaps a-stonebreaking." The guard stopped and pulled away at his cheroot, regarding Tom benignantly the while.
And it's hard to take that on when you've only got a pea-shooter.
The classic looks are as cool as they come and this 'Black' model is particularly tasteful with a matt black finish pretty much everywhere, including the wheels, engine and those fantastic twin 'pea-shooter' exhausts.
e classic looks are as cool as they come and this 'Black' model is particularly tasteful with a matt black nish pretty much everywhere, including the wheels, engine and those fantastic twin 'pea-shooter' exhausts.
IT occurred to me a few days ago that I have not seen a pea-shooter in years.
DAYS were when you found yourself in hot water if you took a catapult or pea-shooter into school.
Then there was that obviously comical loon in North Korea declaring war on his neighbours and threatening the United States with nuclear annihilation, in the manner of a small boy with a pea-shooter squaring up to a Challenger tank.
If they pull a pea-shooter you pull out a cruise missile.