Pea-shooter



[pee-shoo-ter] /ˈpiˌʃu tər/

noun
1.
a tube through which dried , beans, or small pellets are blown, used as a toy.
/ˈpiːˌʃuːtə/
noun
1.
a tube through which pellets such as dried peas are blown, used as a toy weapon

noun

[fr a child’s toy, a long tube through which he shoots peas, found by 1803]

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