What is another word for gunstock?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈʌnstɒk] (IPA)

Gunstock is a term used to describe the wooden portion of a rifle or shotgun where the barrel and firing mechanism are attached. However, there are a few other words that can be used synonymously with gunstock. For instance, buttstock refers to the back part of the gun stock that rests against the shoulder when firing. Stock or rifle stock can also be used interchangeably with gunstock. Other variations include shoulder stock or firearm stock. Ultimately, the term used will depend on the context and personal preference. Regardless of the term used, the gunstock plays a crucial role in ensuring the shooter has a comfortable and stable grip on the weapon.

What are the hypernyms for Gunstock?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for gunstock (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Gunstock?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Gunstock?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Gunstock

And he fell to rubbing the gunstock with dirty thumb.
"The Maids of Paradise"
Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
"It is of no consequence," replied Robert Hagburn; "a scratch on my left arm from an officer's sword, with whose head my gunstock made instant acquaintance.
"Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life"
Nathaniel Hawthorne
When your connection with the Confederates was interrupted you were received by the Federals as Jones Berwick; the J.B. on the gunstock shows that well enough; but when you became a Confederate again, your name was reversed because of that diary!
"Who Goes There?"
Blackwood Ketcham Benson

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