sawn-off

ADJECTIVE
  1. well below average height
  2. cut short
    a sawed-off broomstick
    a sawed-off shotgun
    the shortened rope was easier to use
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How To Use sawn-off In A Sentence

  • But in Coleman prison, he was surrounded by 1,000 hardened inmates, most of them convicted of drug trafficking or possession of illegal weapons, such as sawn-off shotguns, pistols equipped with silencers and machine-guns mounted on tripods. Conrad Black: the saga continues
  • Police are seeking a man to help with their inquiries about the sawn-off rifle and ammunition.
  • We used fourteen magazines for the automatics and twelve clips for the sawn-offs.
  • There were fifteen automatic weapons, twenty semi-automatics, thirty-six shotguns, two sawn-offs, one hundred magazines of one hundred bullets, five pistols with two hundred clips and forty grenades.
  • Under five sawn-off oil barrels fierce wood fires are burning: on top of them are the woks of giants, each as wide as I can stretch my arms.
  • Police are seeking a man to help with their inquiries about the sawn-off rifle and ammunition.
  • There, they will spy boys in tight, pink jeans and girls with errant bum cheeks flopping loose from sawn-off denim shorts.
  • Inside the house, I expected a typical wealthy Essex businessman's abode: crossed sawn-offs over a granite mantel, widescreen TVs in every tennis court, more fake marble than you could shake a building society branch at.
  • Two masked men, one brandishing a sawn-off shotgun and the other a wrench, raided a village store.
  • Walker came face-to-face with the business end of a sawn-off shotgun.
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