six-shooter
noun Date: 1844 six-gun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Six-shooter — Six shoot er, n. A pistol or other firearm which can be fired six times without reloading especially, a six chambered revolver. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • six-shooter — six shooters N COUNT A six shooter is a small gun that holds six bullets …   English dictionary

  • six-shooter — ☆ six shooter [sikssho͞ot΄ər ] n. Informal a revolver having a cylinder that holds six cartridges; specif., such a revolver with a long barrel and of relatively large caliber of the kind usually used in the western U.S. in the last half of the… …   English World dictionary

  • six-shooter — six .shooter n old fashioned especially AmE a small gun that holds six bullets …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • six-shooter — six ,shooter noun count OLD FASHIONED a gun that holds six bullets …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • six-shooter — ► NOUN ▪ a revolver with six chambers …   English terms dictionary

  • Six Shooter — Filmdaten Originaltitel Six Shooter Produktionsland Irland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • six-shooter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms six shooter : singular six shooter plural six shooters mainly American old fashioned a gun that holds six bullets …   English dictionary

  • six-shooter — six shoot•er [[t]ˈsɪksˈʃu tər, ˌʃu [/t]] n. mil a revolver that can fire six shots with one loading • Etymology: 1835–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • six-shooter — noun A revolver which holds six cartridges. Syn: six gun …   Wiktionary

  • six-shooter — noun a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets) • Syn: ↑revolver, ↑six gun • Hypernyms: ↑pistol, ↑handgun, ↑side arm, ↑shooting iron • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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