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twenty–two

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noun twen·ty–two \-ˈtü\

Simple Definition of twenty–two

  • : a gun that fires small bullets

Full Definition of twenty–two

  1. 1 — see number table

  2. 2 :  a .22-caliber firearm; especially :  one firing rimfire cartridges —usually written .22

twenty–two adjective
twenty–two pronoun, plural in construction

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