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sawn-off shotgun

noun [C] uk   /ˌsɔːn.ɒfˈʃɒt.ɡʌn/  us   /ˌsɑːn.ɑːfˈʃɑːt-/ UK (US sawed-off shotgun)
a shotgun (= type of gun) with most of the barrel cut off
Translations of “sawn-off shotgun”
in Chinese (Traditional) 短管散彈槍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枪管锯短的滑膛枪…
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