six–shooter

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noun six–shoot·er \ˈsik(s)-ˌshü-tər\

Definition of six–shooter

  1. :  six-gun

First Known Use of six–shooter

1844


SIX–SHOOTER Defined for English Language Learners

six-shooter

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Definition of six–shooter for English Language Learners

  • : a type of gun (called a revolver) that can hold six bullets


SIX–SHOOTER Defined for Kids

six–shooter

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noun six–shoot·er \ˈsiks-ˌshü-tər\

Definition of six–shooter for Students

  1. :  a revolver having six chambers


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