Chokebore
Chokebore Choke"bore`, n. 1. In a shotgun, a bore which is tapered to a slightly smaller diameter at a short distance (usually 21/2 to 3 inches) to the rear of the muzzle, in order to prevent the rapid dispersion of the shot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A shotgun that is made with such a bore. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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