six-shooter

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six-shooter (plural six-shooters)

  1. (colloquial, dated) A revolver which holds six cartridges.
    • 1979, Louis L'Amour, Bendigo Shafter, ISBN 9780553123548, OL 24369989M:
      Five or six of them youngsters, weren’t but two of them upwards of twelve or thirteen, they outs with their six-shooters and had me covered.

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