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Synonyms for air gun

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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And then there are the airguns that were never made-until some craftsman decided to build the gun he wanted.
Airguns offer a price point that's hard to beat--especially for the performance, maintenance and cost of ammo.
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MacAskill hailed the proposed new law for licensing of airguns after meeting grieving mum Sharon McMillan, whose two-year-old son Andrew Morton was shot dead with an air rifle in 2005.
Be aware, many jurisdictions frown on airgun shooting as much as firearm shooting, so check your local laws before you do any shooting within your city's limits.
In late 2010, we started working with professional hunter Jim Shockey as an endorser of hunting with airguns.
Although serious incidents are rare, there have been cases in recent years where children have got hold of carelessly stored airguns that have resulted in severe injuries.
The SNP had argued for the powers, saying Scotland needed to urgently tackle an ongoing problem with airguns.
I feel we are fulfilling the promise to Andrew that we made at his graveside, and that is for a total ban on airguns in Scotland.
The tragic death of a 5-year-old in Wiltshire last week shows just how lethal airguns can be.
The organisation, which campaigns for tighter controls on guns of all kinds, called for legislation to register airguns and their owners, and make them liable for the misuse of their weapons.
Huddersfield woman Raznehar Fraser is the latest to experience what airguns can do.
They also appeared to have been targeted by airguns.
Many shooting incidents involve airguns, often mistakenly thought to be harmless.
RSPCA Inspector Pam O'Neil said: "I am appalled that there are people out there who are callously targeting living creatures when firing airguns.