by carlbittner October 25, 2008
Large caliber handgun, usually magnum catridges, such as .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, .50 Action Express, .454 Casull. Also, commonly in reference to revolvers.
"Marvin, why didn't you tell us there was a guy in the bathroom with a hand cannon?!?" - Vince, Pulp Fiction
by Big Tim July 31, 2003
A hand cannon was the mother of all fire arms . It was simply a metal pipe that had gun powder put down it and a rock , or lead ball. It was fired by a piece of flaming rope put down in a open hole.
by scannerfish January 01, 2005
Short-barrel shotgun (Around 10-12") with a pistol grip. Usually made from cheap breech-load single or double barrel shotguns. (Over-Under models are also used.)
by ash August 19, 2003
the male reproductive organ that shoots out semen at orgasm (similar to a cannon) and can be "fired" using one's hand.
by jason haha woot September 16, 2006
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