blowgun


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Synonyms for blowgun

a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing

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Just as the blowgun gave way to the shotgun, other changes are sweeping the valley Lumbering passenger and cargo ferries now compete with outboard vessels that cover the same distance in a fraction of the time.
There was a bedroom on my left with the door closed and a bedroom on my right with the door open, and right there, on the floor beneath the bed, was the blowgun.
The study highlighted three cases where teenage boys inhaled blowgun darts.
Blowgun techniques; the definitive guide to modern and traditional blowgun techniques.
Chacon has conducted fieldwork among several Native American societies in South America, including Achuar blowgun hunters in Ecuador and Yora bow-and-arrow hunters in Peru.
Lime spray and blowgun fire are also being used to disinfect the animal enclosures.
The Cherokee Voices Festival features more than twenty-five enrolled tribal members demonstrating the best of traditional arts and crafts: river cane baskets, stamped pottery, wood carving, stone carving, blowgun making, and more.
A clear crowd-pleaser at the four-day event was a blowgun videogame by the Kanazawa Institute of Technology where the enemies are a scary lineup of monsters including a vampire, a bat and a club-wielding ogre.
The poison is allowed to dry on the dart before it is inserted into the blowgun.
I can't imagine they thought I was going to try to take over a plane with the little blowgun I got from the Embuti tribe in central Africa, but I caused quite a stir on my last trip.
He means the baboon they've selected to be tranquilized (TRAN-kwill-ized), or put to sleep temporarily, with a dart from a blowgun.
2004b Ein mechanisches Blasrohr verschiesst Gifipfeile: Eine neuerfundene Jagdwaffe der Basap-Dayak in Borneo [The newly invented mechanical blowgun of the Dayak Basap].
Not surprisingly, KvP ended not long afterward, and my brothers and I pioneered numerous other household combat sports (floppy diskettes make great throwing stars, and Q-tips taped to sewing needles make even better blowgun darts).
He also developed the Bubble Thing, a ringed spoon to make bubbles "as long as a bus" and the "Huf'n Puf" blowgun, which shot rubber darts.
In the absence of a butterfly net, tranquilizer blowgun, or Haldol-soaked piece of meat, we're forced to just watch him, bemused, with our fingers in our ears.