Gunstock



[guhn-stok] /ˈgʌnˌstɒk/

noun
1.
the or support in which the barrel of a shoulder weapon is fixed.
/ˈɡʌnˌstɒk/
noun
1.
the wooden or metallic handle or support to which is attached the barrel of a rifle

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