hinged frame

noun

Definition of hinged frame

: a revolver frame hinged forward of the trigger to allow the forward portion of the frame to be rocked forward so as to expose the cylinder for loading and cleaning

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“Hinged frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hinged%20frame. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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