Definition of single-action in English:
(Of a gun) needing to be cocked by hand before it can be fired.
- He was thus enabled to coolly return fire with his single-action handguns even as lead rained through the spaces above.
- There is a 12 lb. weight limit which will cover the majority of rifles and single-action pistols or revolvers.
- Just a couple of years later, Sturm, Ruger & Co. was making a splash with their new Blackhawk .44 Magnum single-action revolvers.
Definition of single-action in:
- US English dictionary
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