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revolver

noun re·volv·er \ri-ˈväl-vər, -ˈvl- also -ˈvä-vər or -ˈv-vər\

: a small gun with a container for bullets that turns after the gun is fired and puts another bullet into position to be fired next

Full Definition of REVOLVER

1
:  one that revolves
2
:  a handgun with a cylinder of several chambers brought successively into line with the barrel and discharged with the same hammer
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First Known Use of REVOLVER

circa 1835

Rhymes with REVOLVER

REVOLVER Defined for Kids

revolver

noun re·volv·er \ri-ˈväl-vər, -ˈvl-\

Definition of REVOLVER for Kids

:  a pistol having a revolving cylinder holding several bullets all of which may be shot without loading again

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