Gat meaning

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(archaic, slang, in old westerns) A Gatling gun.
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A pistol.
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(slang, 1920's gangster) Any type of gun; usually in reference to a pistol.
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(slang) To shoot someone with a pistol or other handheld firearm.
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(slang, former) A pistol.
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A narrow channel of water as between cliffs or sandbanks.
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A narrow passage extending inland from a shore; a channel.
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(Scottish and Northern English, or archaic) Simple past tense of get.

And Abraham gat up early in the morning (Genesis 1927)

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(New Zealand, slang) A guitar.
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Origin of gat

  • Probably Dutch from Middle Dutch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for Gat(ling gun)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Gatling gun, after inventor Richard Gatling.

    From Wiktionary

  • From guitar, by shortening

    From Wiktionary