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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
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