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Meaning of SHOTGUN

Pronunciation:  'shât`gun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
 

SHOTGUN is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: scattergun
 
 See Also: firearm, fowling piece, piece, pump action, sawed-off shotgun, slide action, small-arm

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shot"gun`\, n.
A light, smooth-bored gun, often double-barreled, especially
designed for firing small shot at short range, and killing
small game.

 

 

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