sawed-off shotgun

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Noun1.sawed-off shotgun - a shotgun with short barrels
scattergun, shotgun - firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
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The patch also included alterations of shotguns M97 Trench Gun, Model 10-A and the Sawed Off Shotgun.
Disdaining the arme blanche, the grey-clad troopers believed that in a cavalry melee several revolvers and a sawed off shotgun were far superior to waving some damn fool-long knife around!
The armed forces claimed in a statement that Abdelrauf refused to pull over when asked; therefore the soldiers treated it as a case of "breaking the curfew." Abdelrauf was accompanied by Hamed Al-Barbary, another journalist from Al-Gomhoria newspaper, who was detained a day after the incident for an investigation of possession of a sawed off shotgun and shotgun cartridges.