Meaning of countrymade in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkʌntrimeɪd/


  • (especially of a weapon) manufactured by an illegal cottage industry.

    ‘Extra points would also be awarded to teams that thwart rivals with apparatus such as countrymade pistols, knives, etc.’
    • ‘‘In every village at least two dozen families possess countrymade revolvers,’ said an officer.’
    • ‘The bullets were used in countrymade weapons or by hunters.’
    • ‘Alam has also been accused of planting two countrymade pistols and ammunition on the place of occurrence in a bid to show them as recovered from the possession of the trio.’
    • ‘According to police sources, the arrested persons were supplying the countrymade revolvers at different parts of the state.’