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.

peashooter

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

pea•shoot•er

(ˈpiˌʃu tər)

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

peashooter

[ˈpiːˌʃuːtəʳ] Ncerbatana f

peashooter

[ˈpiːˌʃuːtəʳ] ncerbottana
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As I threw my rifle to my shoulder, I thanked God, the ancient God of my ancestors, that I had replaced the hard-jacketed bullets in my weapon with soft-nosed projectiles, for though this was my first experience with Felis leo, I knew the moment that I faced that charge that even my wonderfully perfected firearm would be as futile as a peashooter unless I chanced to place my first bullet in a vital spot.
Surprisingly, it turned out to be a very useful little peashooter.
Smiths husband referred to Smiths handgun as a peashooter and told her, You think you know how to handle guns, but you dont.
speaks about his artist colleagues as a fun-loving group of practical jokers who were perfectionists at what they did, whether it was repairing animatronic Dopey after his fiberglass head was torn off or fashioning a peashooter out of metal electrical conduit.
He'll now just be called Dennis and move on from his wilder days, terrorising neighbours and targeting Walter the Softy with his peashooter and catapult.
Around the fire that night, Chuck walked over to me with his rifle and said, in his famous West Virginia drawl, "Zumbo, if you'll get rid of that peashooter and shoot a real man's gun, you can have mine.
You can give Cuphead an advantage by buying him new guns to use alongside his standard peashooter.
The Chinese naval exercise, therefore, was the equivalent of using a peashooter toy gun and claiming that it was an AK-47.
For instance, a powerful peashooter named 'Green Shadow' can take out zombies with her Precision Blast, while Zombie Hero Impfinity can create Imp clones during battle.
It turns out warming up a bath with kettles and pans is like taking out a jumbo jet with a peashooter.
During WW2, Desperate Dan used his peashooter to shoot down Nazis, and he gave up eating cow pies during the BSE crisis.
Features include classic retro-style twin-walled peashooter exhausts and retro-style twin clocks, which have analogue faces but with digital display panels for ride mode setting, gear selection, fuel, MPG etc.