Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a shotgun bore that tapers toward the muzzle to keep the shot closely bunched
- a gun with such a bore
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A shotgun bore that narrows toward the muzzle to prevent wide scattering of the shot.
- A gun with a narrowed bore near the muzzle.