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gunnery the science of making and using guns, esp. heavy artillery. [3 definitions]
gunnery sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, a noncommissioned officer ranking below a master or first sergeant and above a staff sergeant.
gunny a strong, coarse fabric made of hemp or jute; burlap. [2 definitions]
gunnysack a large sack made of burlap.
gunplay an exchange of gunfire, usu. in a civilian setting.
gunpoint the front end of a firearm's barrel.
gunpowder an explosive used to propel a gun projectile, esp. the explosive made from potassium nitrate, sulfur, and charcoal; black powder.
gun room a room for storing or displaying guns.
gunrunning smuggling of guns, ammunition, or other military supplies into a country.
guns and butter a symbolic representation of government spending for military or civilian needs.
gunship an armed helicopter used in support of ground forces.
gunshot the firing of a gun or the sound made by it. [4 definitions]
gun-shy easily frightened by the sound of gunfire, as a dog. [2 definitions]
gunsmith one who makes or repairs guns.
gunstock the handle of a rifle or shotgun.
gunwale the upper edge of a boat's or ship's side or bulwark.
guppy a small, often brightly colored freshwater minnow that is native to northern South America and the West Indies, and often kept in aquariums.
gurgle to flow out in a noisy, bubbling stream. [4 definitions]
Gurkha a Nepalese Rajput. [2 definitions]
gurnard any of a family of marine fishes having enlarged pectoral fins with which they can glide through the air for short distances; flying gurnard or butterfly fish. [2 definitions]
gurney a padded hospital stretcher on wheels, used to transport patients.