A strap attached to a firearm, for suspending it from the shoulder.
A piece of fabric that goes over one shoulder and around the opposite hip/waist. Adjustable by use of 2 sling rings. In some slings, rings are replaced by a buckle or clip. See also Padded Sling and Unpadded Sling.
(n.) A fabric or leather strap used for carrying a gun. A sling may also be used as a shooting aide, when wrapped around the arms properly.
a baby carrier which goes over one shoulder and under the opposite arm, designed to carry the baby in folds of fabric in front or to the side of the wearer
a device used to support and immobilize an injured part of the body (in particular, an injured shoulder, arm, or collarbone)
a soft carrier that holds baby on one shoulder and adjusts using rings
A cord or band that is either attached permanently to the bow (usually under the handle) or to the fingers of the bow arm. The archer wears the former type of sling over the wrist and the latter on the fingers. The sling stops the bow from falling off the hand on loose (bow should be held,not gripped!).
Strap fastened to either the bow or the archer's wrist or index finger and thumb, to prevent the bow from falling when shooting with a relaxed bow hand.
Long gun term. A long strip of leather, plastic, or nylon which is fastened at the fore and rear of the gun. A sling enables easy carry of long guns, but its primary purpose is to allow the shooter to wrap body parts into it and brace solidly against the tension thus produced.
On a shoulder arm, a leather or web strap attached to the weapon to assist in carrying the gun and also used to steady it during firing.