(Of a gun) having a hammer that is raised by the trigger, not by hand.
- The gun is self-cocking, with an easy trigger pull for every shot after the first until you hit the decocking lever.
- From 1836 until the advent of the 1911 Government Model, which was simply the packing of the .45 Colt into a modern self-cocking pistol, the single-action was king.
Words that rhyme with self-cockingself-mocking, shocking, stocking
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.