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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'

At the time, the fuss surrounding Luger 's sudden appearance on the field seemed nothing more than a farcical comic interlude.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Clive Woodward, the coach, issued orders that Luger should take the field straightaway, but permission was not immediately forthcoming.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
Colin Ferguson made it five and Lennox completed Luger 's misery and his own hat trick with the sixth.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
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
The mysterious shafts were rumoured to contain everything from Nazi treasure to Luger pistols.
Blashford-Snell, John Something Lost Behind the Ranges


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