WEAPON in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WEAPON
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weapon
 n.  arms; any object used in fighting or war, such as a gun, bomb, knife, etc.
Classic Sentence: (195 in 14 pages)
1  As he stood, he leaned upon his weapon for support, and yet his tall figure and the massive framework of his bones suggested a wiry and vigorous constitution.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  "Never mind," he answered; and, slinging his weapon over his shoulder, strode off down the gorge and so away into the heart of the mountains to the haunts of the wild beasts.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  These particulars struck me, I confess, disagreeably; and as I followed him into the bright light of the consulting-room, I kept my hand ready on my weapon.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
4  In his girdle he wore a long and double-edged dagger, which was the only offensive weapon about his person.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  He had large boots lined with fur, and a belt around his waist, which sustained a small knife, together with a case for writing materials, but no weapon.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  A knight, it was announced, might use a mace or battle-axe at pleasure, but the dagger was a prohibited weapon.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  Athelstane shared his captivity, his bridle having been seized, and he himself forcibly dismounted, long before he could draw his weapon, or assume any posture of effectual defence.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  He had no weapon, excepting a poniard at his belt, which served to counterbalance the weight of the bunch of rusty keys that hung at his right side.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  Even that frightened him, sturdy as he was; but he held the weapon till it broke, and then piled it on the coals to burn away, and smoulder into ashes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  She thanked God for the weapon which the reddleman had put into her hands.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 11 The Dishonesty of an Honest Woman
11  The photograph becomes a double-edged weapon now.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
12  I keep it only to safeguard myself, and to preserve a weapon which will always secure me from any steps which he might take in the future.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
13  The head had been beaten in by repeated blows of some heavy and blunt weapon.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
14  I thought there might be some weapon or other trace.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
15  There is no sign of any other weapon.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
Example Sentence: (135 in 10 pages)
16  He had never handled a weapon before.
17  The weapon used in the raid was a replica.
18  He was carrying a concealed weapon.
19  She was holding an extremely odd-looking weapon.
20  A hammer can be a lethal weapon.
21  The strongest weapon in the government's armoury is the price cuts announced on Saturday.
22  The police nicked me for carrying an offensive weapon.
23  Their ultimate weapon was the threat of an all-out strike.
24  He was then arrested and charged with possessing an offensive weapon.
25  He was acquitted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
26  Enriched uranium is a key component of a nuclear weapon.
27  At a pinch it can be used as a weapon.
28  Police frogmen have been searching the lake looking for a weapon.
29  They took him to the station and booked him for assault with a deadly weapon.
30  Education is the only weapon to fight the spread of the disease.