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  • n. Alternative spelling of shotgun.

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Examples

  • I know that I slipped down into the steerage in a daze, and that I was just beginning the ascent to the deck, a loaded shot-gun in my hands, when I heard the startled cry:

    Chapter 18

  • It was in the good weather that followed, that he left the blacks at work, one morning, and with a shot-gun across his pommel rode off after pigeons.

    Chapter 18

  • I cocked both barrels and levelled the shot-gun at him.

    Chapter 32

  • I returned to my hut for the shot-gun, made sure it was loaded, and went down to the Ghost.

    Chapter 32

  • Wishing he had a shot-gun, Sheldon dropped to the ground behind a tree, slipped a fresh clip up the hollow butt of the pistol, threw a cartridge into the chamber, shoved the safety catch into place, and reloaded the empty clip.

    Chapter 27

  • Jacob Kent wheeled about, at the same time reaching for his double-barrelled shot-gun, which stood handy.

    THE MAN WITH THE GASH

  • I use a "turkey scope" on mine during season, and when I use in "shot-gun only" areas.

    i am buying a shotgun for tuckey 10 gauge or 12 gauge semi or pump or single shot im going to put a red dot on it

  • He groped his way to the great living-room, and from the rack took down a loaded shot-gun -- loaded with bird-shot, left therein by the careless

    THE MARRIAGE TO LIT-LIT

  • She knew that whatever she did she must do according to the law, and in the long hours of watching, the shot-gun on her knees, the murderer restless beside her and the storms thundering without, she made original sociological researches and worked out for herself the evolution of the law.

    THE UNEXPECTED

  • Sometimes, when it was her turn and she sat by the prisoner, the loaded shot-gun in her lap, her eyes would close and she would doze.

    THE UNEXPECTED

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