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roscoe

Line breaks: ros¦coe
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒskəʊ
 
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Definition of roscoe in English:

noun

US informal , dated
A gun, especially a pistol or revolver.
Example sentences
  • These guys didn't pay attention in Basic Robbery School when they were told you should smoothly pull on your ski mask and whup out your roscoe as you step in the door of the bank.
  • As you look at the photos, make a pretend gun with your fingers, tuck your fleshy roscoe under your arm and give it a try.
  • Not to be upstaged by a nutcase, one of the posse whupped out his own roscoe and shot Eddie again.

Origin

early 20th century: from the surname Roscoe.

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