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Magazine article(s) referred to as "gun(s)"

Posted by Dhm on June 29, 2004

In Reply to: Magazine article(s) referred to as "gun(s)" posted by ESC on June 29, 2004

: : Lately I've noticed the word "gun" as the answer to
: : the crossword hint "magazine article". Anyone explain?

: One meaning of "magazine" is: a supply chamber: as a : a holder in or on a gun for cartridges to be fed into the gun chamber. (Merriam-Webster)

Also, a magazine can be a small building or room for storing arms and explosives. So a gun may both contain, and be contained by, a magazine.