Blowgun



a pipe or tube through which darts or other missiles are blown by the breath.
Historical Examples

Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
Johnny Longbow Roy J. Snell
Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
By Sheer Pluck G. A. Henty
The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
By Sheer Pluck G. A. Henty
Lost in the Wilds of Brazil James H. Foster
The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees James Mooney

noun
the US word for blowpipe (sense 1)

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