the in a flintlock.
a piece of flint in a flintlock’s hammer used to strike the spark that ignites the charge
- Gun for someone
- Gunga din
(1890) A poem by Rudyard Kipling about the native water carrier for a British regiment in India.
[guhnj] /gʌndʒ/ British Informal. noun 1. soft, sticky matter; goo. verb (used with object), gunged, gunging. 2. to clog with gunge (often followed by up). /ɡʌndʒ/ noun 1. sticky, rubbery, or congealed matter verb 2. (transitive; usually passive) foll by up. to block or encrust with gunge; clog noun An irritation of the groin region; […]
[guhng-hoh] /ˈgʌŋˈhoʊ/ Informal. adjective 1. wholeheartedly enthusiastic and loyal; eager; zealous: a gung-ho military outfit. adverb 2. in a successful manner: The business is going gung-ho. Extremely enthusiastic or zealous: “He was gung-ho about going on a vacation to the beach.”