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- n. A revolver which holds seven cartridges.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A firearm, esp. a pistol, with seven barrels or chambers for cartridges, or one capable of firing seven shots without reloading.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A revolver, or other form of firearm, having seven chambers or barrels.
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Close up to the side of the coach rides the daring young outlaw, his piercing orbs peering out from the eye-holes in his black mask, one hand clasping the bridle-reins the other a nickel-plated seven-shooter drawn back at full cock.
And if you want to know what an excited girl can do, just call and let me show you the use of a small seven-shooter and a large carving-knife which vibrate between my belt and my pocket, always ready for emergencies.
"I don't see the matter in that light," replied the champion of the seven-shooter.
He was quite alone, but armed with a bayonet ground like a razor and an automatic seven-shooter.
In the meantime Captain Langless whispered to one of his sailors, and the tar ran to one of the staterooms and returned with an old-fashioned seven-shooter, fully a foot and a half long.
He was in a gun-shop in the Strand, buying cartridges for that villainous-looking seven-shooter of his.
God! I'd like to have a seven seconds 'interview with him with a loaded seven-shooter in my hand!
Wesson's seven-shooter, which carried a ball like a homoeopathic pill, and it took the whole seven to make a dose for an adult.
I was armed to the teeth with a pitiful little Smith & Wesson's seven-shooter, which carried a ball like a homoeopathic pill, and it took the whole seven to make a dose for an adult.
And she turned around, like the turret of an iron-clad, until the muzzle of a big seven-shooter pointed right at us.