Saturday night special


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Saturday night special

n. Informal
A cheap handgun easily obtained and concealed.

Saturday night special

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) informal US a small handgun that is cheap and easy to buy
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Noun1.Saturday night special - a cheap handgun that is easily obtainedSaturday night special - a cheap handgun that is easily obtained
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
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