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SIX-GUN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does six-gun mean? 

SIX-GUN (noun)
  The noun SIX-GUN has 1 sense:

1. a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)

  Familiarity information: SIX-GUN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIX-GUN (noun)


Sense 1six-gun [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

revolver; six-gun; six-shooter

Hypernyms ("six-gun" is a kind of...):

handgun; pistol; shooting iron; side arm (a firearm that is held and fired with one hand)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "six-gun"):

Colt (a kind of revolver)


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