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Definition of "great gun" []

  • Obsolete form of big gun. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "great gun" in a sentence
  • "The French ship received her with a broadside; then instantly let down her lower-deck ports, for fear of being bearded through them, and never afterwards fired a great gun during the action."
  • "The boy had worked over the story in his mind and refined it until it had taken on all the earmarks of a great gun battle during which the boy had fought his way clear but Stobrod and Pangle had been captured and killed."
  • "Fascists attacked the Karl Marx Houses and had a great gun battle, you know."