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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blowgun  \Blow"gun`\,  n. 
  A  tube,  as  of  cane  or  reed,  sometimes  twelve  feet  long, 
  through  which  an  arrow  or  other  projectile  may  be  impelled  by 
  the  force  of  the  breath.  It  is  a  weapon  much  used  by  certain 
  Indians  of  America  and  the  West  Indies;  --  called  also 
  {blowpipe},  and  {blowtube}.  See  {Sumpitan}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blowgun 
  n  :  a  tube  through  which  darts  can  be  shot  by  blowing  [syn:  {blowpipe}, 
  {blowtube},  {blow  tube}] 




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