Gun

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Gun

An ancient Sumerian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 30 kilograms.
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Those fellows believe that one can't become a general without having served first as an ensign; which is as much as to say that one can't point a gun without having first cast it oneself
There was a regular beat of hoofs in the darkness, and a big troop-horse cantered up as steadily as though he were on parade, jumped a gun tail, and landed close to the mule.
The line "You've never met a gun you didn't like" has been repeated so often that I now consider it cliche.