Weapon  

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A weapon is a tool which is intended to or is used to injure, kill, or incapacitate a person or an animal, damage or destroy property, or to otherwise render resources non-functional or unavailable. Weapons may be used to attack and defend, and consequently also to threaten or protect. Metaphorically, anything used to damage (even psychologically) can be referred to as a weapon.

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