Definition of Shotgun. Meaning of Shotgun. Synonyms of Shotgun

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Definition of Shotgun

Shotgun
Shotgun Shot"gun`, n. A light, smooth-bored gun, often double-barreled, especially designed for firing small shot at short range, and killing small game.

Meaning of Shotgun from wikipedia

- A shotgun (also known as a scattergun, or historically as a fowling piece) is a firearm that is usually designed to be fired from the shoulder, which...
- Shotgunning is a means of consuming a beverage, commonly beer, very quickly by punching a hole in the side of the can, near the bottom, placing the mouth...
- A shotgun house is a narrow rectangular domestic residence, usually no more than about 12 feet (3.5 m) wide, with rooms arranged one behind the other...
- A shotgun s**** is a self-contained cartridge often loaded with multiple metallic "shot", which are small, generally spherical projectiles. The s****...
- A modern shotgun slug is a heavy projectile made of lead, copper, or other material and fired from a shotgun. Slugs are designed for hunting large game...
- double-barreled shotgun is a shotgun with two parallel barrels, allowing two shots to be fired in quick succession. Modern double-barreled shotguns, often known...
- A combat shotgun is a shotgun that is intended for use in an offensive role, typically by a military force. The earliest shotguns specifically designed...
- A shotgun is a type of firearm. Shotgun may also refer to: Shotgun hill climbing, a type of mathematical optimization algorithm in computer science Shotgun...
- Riding shotgun was used to describe the guard who rode alongside a stagecoach driver, ready to use his shotgun to ward off bandits or hostile Native Americans...
- A sawn-off shotgun also called a sawn-off shotgun and a short-barreled shotgun, is a type of shotgun with a shorter gun barrel—typically under 18 inches—and...
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