Meaning of gunstock in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡʌnstɒk/


  • The wooden stock or support to which the barrel of a gun is attached.

    ‘In addition to cabinets and furniture, black walnut has been used for musical instruments, paneling, gunstocks, and other fancy wood products.’
    • ‘Their dark, dense wood is prized for furniture, musical instruments and gunstocks.’
    • ‘To sell more optics, mount a scope on a gunstock so customers can hold the stock to their shoulders and look through the scope.’
    • ‘According to Miriam Bixler, Absalom was a multitalented individual who worked as a farmer, woodcarver, maker of gunstocks, and justice of the peace, as well as a potter.’