six-shooter

noun
six-shoot·​er | \ ˈsik(s)-ˌshü-tər How to pronounce six-shooter (audio) \

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First Known Use of six-shooter

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of six-shooter was in 1844

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“Six-shooter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/six-shooter. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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six-shooter

noun
six-shoot·​er | \ ˈsiks-ˌshü-tər \

Kids Definition of six-shooter

: a revolver having six chambers

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