single-barrelled


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single-barrelled

adj
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a firearm) having a single barrel
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Adj.1.single-barrelled - having one barrel; "most guns are single-barreled"
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single-barrelled

[ˌsɪŋglˈbærəld] ADJ [gun] → de cañón único
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Meanwhile Ali had procured the arms the count required -- namely, a short carbine and a pair of double-barrelled pistols, with which as sure an aim might be taken as with a single-barrelled one.
In three days 52 chamois and 79 stags and deer fell to 19 single-barrelled rifles, the Emperor allowing no more on this occasion.'
The search was carried out at around 8.30pm and police confiscated 161 grammes of cannabis, 223 pills, a cannabis plant measuring half a metre in height, a metal grinder which had traces of cannabis in it as well as two double-barrelled hunting rifles, a single-barrelled Flobert rifle and two airguns.
Judge David Wood, sentencing at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday, said: "You had in your possession a doublebarrelled Beretta, a single-barrelled hammer gun and a self-loading, automatic browning 22.