luger definition by Webster's New World
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a German automatic pistol
luger definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A German semiautomatic pistol introduced before World War I and widely used by German troops in World War II.
Origin: Originally a trademark.
Variant of luge
- a small racing sled on which one or two riders lie face up with the feet forward
- the winter sport of racing on a luge
Origin: French ; from dialect, dialectal (esp. in Savoy and Switzerland), probably ultimately ; from Gaulish
- luger noun