slug + thrower
slugthrower (plural slugthrowers)
- (science fiction) A firearm that fires bullets.
1996, Nye, Jody Lynn, The Ship Errant, Baen, ISBN 0671877542, OL 989453M, page 65:
- From the confident manner with which she held her long-barreled slugthrower, Mirina guessed that some of the medals were for marksmanship.