gat is a slang term for gun, a term sometimes used in ebonics. The term is beleived to have derived from the gattlin gun from the civil war era, circa 1855 or so. approves of such slang only when referring to a glock, the only weapon of choice for the pimps.

A gun; pistol. "Don't put the gat on the dames. They get jumpy and beef murder (scream terribly). Talk to 'em first and then flash (show the gun)."

- american underworld dictionary - 1950

Gat (?),

imp. of Get.



© Webster 1913.

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