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six-shoot·er

(sĭks′sho͞o′tər)
n. Informal
A six-chambered revolver; a six-gun.

six-shooter

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) informal US a revolver with six chambers. Also called: six-gun

six-shoot•er

(ˈsɪksˈʃu tər, -ˌʃu-)

n.
a revolver that can fire six shots with one loading.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.six-shooter - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)six-shooter - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
Colt - a kind of revolver
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
Translations

six-shooter

[ˈsɪksˈʃuːtəʳ] Nrevólver m de seis tiros

six-shooter

[ˈsɪksˌʃuːtəʳ] nrivoltella a sei colpi
References in classic literature ?
Along with these implements, he had two of Colt's six-shooters, for unforeseen emergencies.
A man in uniform advanced into the room, a six-shooter in his hand.
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Six-shooters Barca go top BARCELONA took full advantage of Real Madrid'shock 1-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao to go top of the Primera Division with a 6-1 thrashing of Rayo Vallecano yesterday.
With swords subbing for six-shooters, it's a much more graphic film than the earlier one but, if anything, the blood and guts on display help underline the anti-violence message.
JAMIE LONGWORTH and Michael Moffat both fired hat-tricks but it was six-shooters Stranraer who won a thriller to go fifth in League One.
THE PREMIER LEAGUE SIX-SHOOTERS CRAIG BELLAMY Coventry - 6 goals Newcastle - 28 Blackburn - 13 Liverpool - 13 West Ham - 7 Man City - 12 LES FERDINAND QPR - 60 Newcastle - 41 Tottenham - 33 West Ham - 2 Leicester - 12 Bolton - 1 MARCUS BENT Crystal Palace - 5 Ipswich - 9 Leicester - 9 Everton - 7 Charlton - 3 Wigan - 7 NICKY BARMBY Tottenham - 21 Middlesbro' - 8 Everton - 18 Liverpool - 2 Leeds - 4 Hull - 1 ANDY COLE Newcastle - 56 Man United - 93 Blackburn - 27 Fulham - 12 Man City - 9 Portsmouth - 3 PETER CROUCH Portsmouth - 11 Aston Villa - 6 Southampton - 12 Liverpool - 22 Tottenham - 12 Stoke - 17
CYMRU ALLIANCE RHYL'S six-shooters fired their way to the Alliance summit with a 6-1 spree at Welshpool.
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DANNY LENNON hailed his six-shooters after Cowdenbeath gunned down East Fife to pile the pressure on leaders Alloa.