Quaker gun

Quaker gun

Quaker gun Word Origin noun

  1. a dummy gun, as on a ship or fort: so called in allusion to the Quakers’ opposition to war.

Origin of Quaker gun An Americanism dating back to 1800–10 British Dictionary definitions for quaker gun Quaker gun noun

  1. a dummy gun, as of wood

Word Origin for Quaker gun alluding to the Quakers’ traditional pacifism

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