Difference between revisions of "Small Arms"
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Latest revision as of 15:40, 14 December 2007
In a military context, a slightly slippery description for firearms that are carried by one person.
Sub-divided by THEM (allegedly) into "longs" and "shorts", being rifles/carbines etc and pistols respectively.
For most of the rest of us, pistols are refered to as "sidearms" because they are carried at your side.
This Wiki page will tell you more.