- (British English) → sawed-offExample sentences
- The door to the apartment was barricaded from inside and when Gardai moved in, two shots were fired with a sawn-off shotgun at close range, injuring two Gardai.
- In both movie and book, the murder is committed by a killer armed with what appears to have been a sawed-off shotgun.
- At that point I felt for sure I was looking down the barrel of a sawn-off shotgun.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.