Glock

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The handgun is named after Austrian engineer Gaston Glock (1929–).

Proper noun[edit]

Glock

  1. A surname, from German of German origin.

Noun[edit]

Glock (plural Glocks)

  1. A handgun made by the Glock company.
    • 2001, “Ether”, in Stillmatic, performed by Nas:
      Feel these hot rocks, fellas, put you in a dry spot, fellas / In a pine box with nine shots from my Glock, fellas
    • 2007, Greg Iles, True Evil, Simon and Schuster, page 279:
      Alex blinked her eyes open and looked up at the face of a bald man wearing pajamas. In his right hand was a pump shotgun, in his left her Glock 23.

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Glocke, Dutch klok.

Noun[edit]

Glock f (plural Glocke)

  1. bell