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Six-gun   /sɪks-gən/   Listen

A pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets).  Synonyms: revolver, six-shooter.

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"Six-gun" Quotes from Famous Books

... fleet under my command will proceed to Annapolis, where I am assured they can go without danger. They are protected by the Nesbitt, of twelve guns, some field-pieces on board the vessel that carries Colonel Stevens, and we are going to meet an eight-gun and a six-gun-vessel from Baltimore. With this escort, we may go as far as Annapolis. No vessel of the enemy ever ventured so far up, and if by chance they should, our force is superior to any cruizer they have in the bay. At ...
— Memoirs, Correspondence and Manuscripts of General Lafayette • Lafayette

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