Definition of Greener in English:


Line breaks: Green¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈgriːnə


  • A type of shotgun: a twelve-gauge Greener [as modifier]: the matched pair of Greener guns
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    • Mahue, the one who rides a mule and carries a Greener is one to watch. Heard some scary stories about him.
    • The Greener gun allowed a much heavier projectile than a shoulder gun.
    • Marshall Wyler drew his famous twelve gauge Greener and box of shells and made his way across the street to the Bank to investigate.


late 19th century: named after William Greener (1806–69) or his son William W. Greener, gunsmiths and authors.

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