from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of gun, similar to a modern machine gun, with several barrels on a rotating frame.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- An American machine gun, consisting of a cluster of barrels which, being revolved by a crank, are automatically loaded and fired.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See gun.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an early form of machine gun having several barrels that fire in sequence as they are rotated
Named after its inventor, Richard Jordan Gatling. (Wiktionary)