carrying weapon

Any method of carrying which renders the weapon readily accessible and available for use, irrespective of whether the person moves from place to place while having the weapon in possession. 56 Am J1st Weap § 10. A statute against carrying a pistol was held not to be violated if one finds or buys a pistol and takes it home or to his place of business, or if he takes it to and from a shop for repairs, whether loaded or not, and even though he fires it off on the way. Pressler v State, 19 Tex Crim 52. See concealed weapon.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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