sawed-off shotgun

noun

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: a shotgun that has a shorter barrel than a regular shotgun

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“Sawed-off shotgun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sawed-off%20shotgun. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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