Definition of six-shooter in English:

six-shooter

Syllabification: six-shoot·er

noun

  • A revolver with six chambers.
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    • Obviously, the world of Robin Hood is populated with swords and arrows, and not with six-shooters and sniper rifles.
    • Boots, horses, cows, range land, rifles and six-shooters… it's all in my blood.
    • You are a poncho-wearing Clint Eastwood clone who scurries about, taking cover behind a wagon or boulder, besting bad guys with your six-shooter or rifle.

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grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

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