sawed-off shotgun


Definition of sawed-off shotgun


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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having an end sawed off

    :  of less than average height

  1. :  a smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges

    :  an offensive football formation in which the quarterback plays a few yards behind the line of scrimmage and the other backs are scattered as flankers or slotbacks

  1. :  of, relating to, or using a shotgun

    :  involving coercion

    :  covering a wide field with hit-or-miss effectiveness

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