the or support in which the barrel of a shoulder weapon is fixed.
the wooden or metallic handle or support to which is attached the barrel of a rifle
- Gunstock deformity
gunstock deformity gun·stock deformity (gŭn’stŏk’) n. A deformity of the elbow, resulting from condylar fracture at the elbow in which the forearm deviates toward the midline of the body when extended.
noun 1. (in a door) a diminished stile having an oblique transition between the broader and narrower parts.
noun, Nautical. 1. a tackle composed of a fall rove through two single blocks and secured to one of them so as to secure a mechanical advantage of two or three, neglecting friction, depending on the arrangement.
[guhn-ter] /ˈgʌn tər/ noun, Nautical. 1. a jib-headed sail fastened to a vertical spar that is attached to a short mast, usually by two rings, in such a way that the spar can slide up the mast to spread the sail. [guhn-ter] /ˈgʌn tər/ noun 1. Edmund, 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer: inventor of various […]