Six-shooter meaning

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A six-chambered revolver; a six-gun.
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(informal) A revolver having a cylinder that holds six cartridges; specif., such a revolver with a long barrel and of relatively large caliber of the kind used in the W U.S. in the second half of the 19th cent.
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A revolver with a cylinder that holds six bullets. A six-gun.
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(colloquial, dated) A revolver which holds six cartridges.
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