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Luger (ˈluːɡə Pronunciation for Luger



  1. ® a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol

Word Origin

C20: named after George Luger (1849–1923), German gun designer

Example Sentences Including 'Luger'

Frankie waved his Luger at a woman and fired into the wall, over her head as she knelt on the floor.
Seymour, Gerald Field of Blood
He lowered the Luger slowly and Stafford was thankful for that.
Ross, Melville Lohengrin
I hesitated a little over my choice of weapons but decided on the Luger and some extra clips.
Gagman, Maurice Doubtful Motives


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