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 Gun Money.Guns. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gun Room.
 
A room in the afterpart of a lower gun-deck for the accommodation of junior officers.   1
   GUN PHRASES.   2
   He’s a great gun. A man of note.   3
   Son of a gun. A jovial fellow.   4
   Sure as a gun. Quite certain. It is as certain to happen as a gun to go off if the trigger is pulled.   5
 


 Gun Money.Guns. 

 
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