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shotgun

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃɒt.ɡʌn/ us    /ˈʃɑːt-/
a long gun that fires a large number of small metal bullets at one time, designed for shooting birds and animals: The robbers used a sawn-off ( US sawed-off) shotgun in the raid.
Translations of “shotgun”
in Chinese (Traditional) 獵槍,滑膛槍,霰彈槍…
in Russian дробовик…
in Turkish av tüfeği, çifte…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猎枪,滑膛枪,霰弹枪…
in Polish strzelba…
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