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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It takes less time to sell the "authentic" Gene Autry cap gun (used) for $62.
A 37-year-old Tokyo police officer has fired a handgun inside a "koban" police box in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward, mistaking it for a cap gun, police said Thursday.
The product's patented SoundGuard technology detects incoming sound levels above 90 decibels and automatically compresses the sound to a safe level, reportedly making a gun blast sound like a cap gun in the distance.
The last pistol I held was a cap gun when my brother made me play cowboys and indians.
Potato Head, perhaps a Davy Crockett hat or a cap gun like the one advertised on The Roy Rogers Show.
Judge Les Spittle said the gun was a convincing weighty replica but effectively a cap gun incapable of firing anything.
Detective Sergeant Rob Cronick, of St Mellons CID, said: "The suspect then told the victim it was a joke and showed him the gun, which turned out to be a cap gun, an imitation weapon.
And what now if Angels GM Bill Stoneman squeezes the trigger on his cap gun for a deadline deal to add Piazza's stick to his team's HR-hungry lineup?
Prof Michael Sailor, who helped invent the device at the University of California, said: "It is just a small explosion, like a cap going off in a cap gun.
From the start of Cap Gun Collective, creating original content has always been a main focus," Abramson began.
Cap gun fails to stop dog's attack on cat, but attracts police