a strange and unaccountable story.
|in Anti-Theatre No. 13 38: Robinson Crusoe [...] has distinguished himself by many strange and unaccountable stories, which your smart fellows in conversation are pleased to call guns [OED].|
|New Canting Dict. n.p.: gun [...] a Lye.|
|, , ,||Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. 1725].|