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Old slang, meanging gun. Came from shortening Gattling gun to just gat. Was used during the prohibition era to name any gun, but specifically the thompson submachine gun, aka The Tommy Gun.
Just get that gat out of my face, and everything will be jake.

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Sorry guys, but no rapper or gangsta came up with the word Gat. Or chopper, for that matter. Unless you're talking about the prohibition era bootleggers type of gangster, that is.
by marlowe March 15, 2004
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A firearm, usually a pistol or open-bolt submachinegun, used for busting "caps" into someone/something's
"punk ass."
"That hater talked mad trash about me, so I pulled out my gat and busted a few hollow tips up in his fat ass"
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Any gun is a GAT / GATS.
I'm gunna pull out my GAT and bust the cap on u
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Slang for a Fire arm. Originally developed by mafiosi in the Prohibition era to refer to their thompson submachine guns, but is now adopted to refer to any gun, and is usually used in the urban areas and in the rap community
Early 1900's - It's the heat, grab me the gat.
Today - Yo ima take ma gat and cap a sucka...
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Slang for gun. Contrary to (apparently) popular belief, it is not a term created by modern rap stars, but has been in use since the prohibition era.
"scene kids ghetto stars come on grab your gats"

"that night at 82 the parking lot was stacked. grabbed my gat and got my hand stamped by matt."

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etymology: perhaps from 'gat' in "gatling gun," akin to Richard J. Gatling, American inventor.

A firearm.
I had to shut up: the dealers had gats, my boys didn't.
by Deus ex machina March 22, 2003
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New Zealand slang for a homemade bong generally made from an empty bottle and a hose.
Steve: We can't blaze I don't have my bong
Lance: nah all good I've got an empty gatorade bottle we can make a gat
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