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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A six-chambered revolver; a six-gun.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A revolver which holds six cartridges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pistol or other firearm which can be fired six times without reloading especially, a six-chambered revolver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pistol for firing six shots in succession, usually a revolver with six chambers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)

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