Related to Hammer-less: hammerless gun


a.1.(Firearms) Without a visible hammer; - said of a gun having a cock or striker concealed from sight, and out of the way of an accidental touch.
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The new hammer-less five-shot revolvers are available in .
The tiny device, which is permanently installed in the trigger housing, will work on all firearms, including hammer-less firearms and shotguns.
Two revolvers were included in the test One, the Model 332, is a Centennial hammer-less design; the other, a 331, has a hammer.
Both the exposed hammer version and the hammer-less version have a sliding safety on the tang that engages automatically when the shotgun is closed.