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machine–gun

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adjective ma·chine–gun \mə-ˈshēn-ˌgən\

Simple Definition of machine–gun

  • : very quick

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of machine–gun

  1. :  characterized by rapidity and sharpness :  rapid-fire <a comic's machine–gun delivery>

1906

First Known Use of machine–gun

1906


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