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Synonyms for blowgun

a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing

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Blowgun techniques; the definitive guide to modern and traditional blowgun techniques.
Erne demonstrated how to move silently through the jungle, make sounds for attracting animals such as caimans (crocodiles) and toucans, and use the 8-foot blowgun to paralyze monkeys or birds with curare (used in our Held as a homeopathic medicine for paralysis) so that they could be captured for food.
Deep in the rain forests of western Colombia, the Embera Choco Indians practiced the custom of tipping darts with frog toxins for use with their blowguns in their hunt for large game.
Participating in the tried and true technique of hands-on learning, campers at the Rendezvous can learn how to make fire by friction and to use this essential tool to cook and harden clay pots, straighten blowguns and to create bowls and spoons.
When the ceremony of war had run its course of delight and boredom, I heard, as I turned away, the peculiar little sound, half whistle, half grunt, that announces the making of blowguns and always brings the younger children, shrieking and giggling, away from their mothers.
I have, over the years, had more than a dozen blowguns including a few I made myself.
Codes: AN, FA, FP, HF, KA, SA, SC, SS, Blowguns & Accessories
Numerous additional weapons including blowguns, smoke bombs and rockets explosives can also be used to destroy enemies.
POLICE fear terrorists could use deadly blowguns with poison darts to launch attacks, The People can reveal.
People still hunted with blowguns and lived off of what they could kill.
With their blowguns in their hands they went around shooting at the "birds" who were in the trees.
Shotguns, blowguns, and spears: the analysis of technological efficiency, in R.
Even in remote regions, hunters who once relied upon nets, snares, and blowguns now have access to powerful shotguns, which are often introduced by traders, miners, or loggers.
One group of enterprising moviemakers packed everything up and headed for the heart of the Amazon, where piranhas, boa constrictors, alligators, and headhunters with blowguns added novelty to the chase, making the hero's pursuit of a rare butterfly pale by comparison.
The frogs are misnamed, though; it's another species that provides poison for Colombian blowguns.