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Synonyms for gunfight

a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten

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I liked the town's name-it sounded like some old gunfighter shit"
Gunfighter 11, designated as aircraft 101, was the air traffic control call sign of the Navy's first F-35C Lightning II as it made its ferry flight from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas to the VFA-101 Grim Reaper's hangar at Eglin AFB.
The gun did not save the life of the most famous gunfighter in the Wild West, who was shot in the back of the head by Jack 'Crooked Nose' McCall.
John Henry "Doc" Holliday (August 14, 1851 - November 8, 1887) was an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist of the American Old West who is usually remembered for his friendship with Wyatt Earp and his involvement in the Gunfight at the O.
Gunfighter in Gotham; Bat Masterson's New York City years.
THE TERM "GUNFIGHTER" IS BATTED around as often as the over-worked terms "operator," "warrior" or -war fighter," which is too bad because gunfighter is a name that holds deep historical significance in American society.
Amber's cameo role is billed as The Daughter of a Son of a Gunfighter - a reference to her actor dad Russ's 1965 film Son of a Gunfighter.
15 FILM: EL DORADO (1966) An ageing gunfighter and a drunken town sheriff are drawn into the conflict between a landgrabbing cattle baron and a ranching family.
Even more surprising is the success of Gerard Butler, who plays Coriolanus's old enemy with all the swaggering confidence and bravado of a wild west gunfighter.
With the help of an American gunfighter and Jack Dandy, prince of London's underworld, this motley band foils the Machinist's plot to replace Queen Victoria with a sentient automaton.
He then tackles a corrupt mayor and deadly gunfighter Rattlesnake Jake (Nighy) before saving the day.
In which classic film does gunfighter Frank Williams arrive on the midday train?
He is befriended by an old gunfighter named Luke and his partner Josh and the three men work together to not only find Mimi but to understand one another.