gunfight
noun Date: 1659 a hostile encounter in which antagonists with guns shoot at each other • gunfighter noun

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  • gunfight — /gun fuyt /, n. a battle between two or more people or groups armed with guns, esp. a confrontation between two gunfighters using revolvers in the frontier days of the American West. [1650 60; GUN1 + FIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

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  • gunfight — gun|fight [ˈgʌnfaıt] n a fight between people using guns >gunfighter n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gunfight — gun|fight [ gʌn,faıt ] noun count a fight between people using guns ╾ gun|fight|er noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gunfight — n. fight in which the participants are armed with guns; shootout, duel …   English contemporary dictionary

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