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.38 caliber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj .38 caliber of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures thirty-eight hundredths of an inch in diameter "a .38 caliber shell"
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Usage

In literature:

Mastin reports the case of a man of thirty-two who was shot by a 38-caliber Winchester, from an ambush, at a distance of 110 yards.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The Colonel also remarked the same thing in regard to this weapon, 38-caliber, a 44 frame.
"The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt" by Oliver Remey
It went through my thigh, a 38 caliber bullet, an' lodged under the skin on the other side.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
I mean a .38-caliber!
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard
The boys looked into the muzzles of .38-caliber pistols.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
They were snub- nosed Smith & Wesson Bodyguards, .38 caliber.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
The Colt Pocket Models are made in .38 caliber and .32 caliber as shown in Fig.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright
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In news:

A guy in Georgia takes the cake for smuggling an item into jail – police believe he brought in a.38 caliber gun by concealing it his rectum .
Commissioned on April 9, 1941, she was a formidable ship, with nine 16-inch 45 caliber guns in three turrets and twenty 5-inch 38 caliber guns in ten twin mounts.
Inside, agents discovered 4,550 rounds of.38 caliber Super+ P handgun ammunition.
0 A Colt Army Special.38-caliber revolver is one of several guns used by Clyde Barrow during his lifetime.
A muzzleloading rifle - with or without scope - and muzzleloading pistol of.38 caliber or larger.
One brought a.38-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver, state police at Bedford said Friday.
Detectives recovered drugs, a.38 caliber handgun and stolen property from the residence.
Man opened a case of frozen ribs only to find a loaded 38-caliber pistol KRQE-TV's Gabrielle Burkhart reports.
Detectives say Eduard Nagel shot his stepdaughter Valerie Kelly four times Monday with a.38 caliber handgun before turning the gun on himself.
Investigators say the man who shot his children, mother and uncles on a California Indian reservation used a.38-caliber revolver, but they don't yet know if he had a permit for it.
Let me just state at the outset that the Taurus PT 1911 in.38 is the best pistol in that caliber that I have ever used.
According to WIVB-TV, a man from Pennsylvania tried to take a flight from Buffalo to Pensacola with a loaded.38-caliber pistol in his carry-on bag.
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