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  • North American term for twelve-bore.
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    • The Apache picks up a twelve-gauge, double-barrel, shotgun.
    • What she carried was revealed to be a sawed-off shotgun, a twelve-gauge side-by-side.
    • Many of the new weapons, like rubber bullets and twelve-gauge beanbag shotguns, seem legal and relatively innocuous by international standards.

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