an unsuccessful plot to kill King James I and the assembled Lords and Commons by blowing up Parliament, November 5, 1605, in revenge for the laws against Roman Catholics.
the unsuccessful conspiracy to blow up James I and Parliament at Westminster on Nov 5, 1605 See also Guy Fawkes Day
noun 1. a room in which guns are kept. 2. British. a room on a warship for the use of junior naval officers. noun 1. (esp in the Royal Navy) the mess allocated to subordinate or junior officers 2. a room where guns are stored
[guhn-ruhn-ing] /ˈgʌnˌrʌn ɪŋ/ noun 1. the smuggling of or other ammunition into a country. /ˈɡʌnˌrʌnɪŋ/ noun 1. the smuggling of guns and ammunition or other weapons of war into a country
[guhn] /gʌn/ noun 1. a weapon consisting of a metal tube, with mechanical attachments, from which projectiles are shot by the force of an explosive; a piece of ordnance. 2. any portable firearm, as a rifle, shotgun, or revolver. 3. a long-barreled cannon having a relatively flat trajectory. 4. any device for shooting something under […]
[guhn-suh l] /ˈgʌn səl/ noun, Slang. 1. a criminal armed with a gun. 2. a catamite. /ˈɡʌnsəl/ noun (US, slang) 1. a catamite 2. a stupid or inexperienced person, esp a youth 3. a criminal who carries a gun n. 1914, American English, from hobo slang, “a catamite;” specifically “a young male kept as a […]