Meaning of “sawn-off shotgun” in the English Dictionary

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"sawn-off shotgun" in British English

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sawn-off shotgunnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsɔːn.ɒf ˈʃɒt.ɡʌn/ us /ˌsɑːn.ɑːf ˈʃɑːt.ɡʌn/ UK US sawed-off shotgun

a shotgun (= a type of gun) with most of the barrel cut off

(Definition of “sawn-off shotgun” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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