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 for firearm
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Firearm \Fire"arm`\ (f[imac]r"[aum]rm`), n.
     A gun, pistol, or any weapon from which a shot is discharged
     by the force of an explosive substance, as gunpowder.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
           [syn: firearm, piece, small-arm]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "firearm":
     automatic, blowgun, blowpipe, flamethrower, gat, gun, handgun,
     heater, musket, peashooter, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver,
     rifle, rod, sawed-off shotgun, shooting iron, shotgun, six-gun,

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