pack a gun

pack a gun

To have a firearm, especially a handgun, currently on one's person. There just aren't guns anywhere in the country. Even most of the police don't pack guns! I make sure I'm always packing a gun when I go through this part of town.
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packing a gun

tv. carrying a gun. The crook was packing a gun and carrying a knife in his hand.
See also: gun, packing
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There is ample room for states to display caution and common sense before following the lead of Vermont, which allows any adult not specifically disqualified by law to pack a gun, without even getting a permit.