Definition of pepperbox in English:

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pepperbox

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛpəbɒks/

noun

1A gun or piece of artillery with a revolving set of barrels.
Example sentences
  • When the Pocket Model arrived on the scene, the closest tactically equivalent small handgun was the Allen pepperbox.
2 archaic A pepper pot.
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