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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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Based on a hammer-less design, the two 99s feature a striker that is cocked with the trigger for, the first shot.
The new hammer-less five-shot revolvers are available in .38 Special and .357 Magnum.
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.
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