peashooter


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pea·shoot·er

 (pē′sho͞o′tər)
n.
A toy consisting of a small tube through which dried peas or other pellets are blown.
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peashooter

(ˈpiːˌʃuːtə)
n
a tube through which pellets such as dried peas are blown, used as a toy weapon
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pea•shoot•er

(ˈpiˌʃu tər)

n.
a tube through which dried peas, beans, or pellets are blown, used as a toy.
[1860–65]
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Translations

peashooter

[ˈpiːˌʃuːtəʳ] Ncerbatana f
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peashooter

[ˈpiːˌʃuːtəʳ] ncerbottana
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"A clash between two European heavyweights appeared to be a mismatch with one of them going into battle with only a peashooter.
The next time around, the bank may be armed with a peashooter, with little scope to cut rates and less room to buy more bonds.