shotgun

[ US /ˈʃɑtˌɡən/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɒtɡʌn/ ]
NOUN
  1. firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
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How To Use shotgun In A Sentence

  • A guard with a motorcycle and a shotgun could move through fields at night and work with farmers to scare elephants and hippos.
  • He reloaded his shotgun, and counted the barrels in his jacket pocket.
  • Sure enough, this Heller language has served to protect a remarkable variety of federal gun restrictions challenged since Heller, including bans on gun possession by felons, domestic violence misdemeanants, and persons under restraining orders, bans on sawed-off shotguns and machine guns, laws restricting guns in school zones, post offices, and other public property, and others. Dennis A. Henigan: The Gun Issue Is Back in the Supreme Court: What Does It Mean?
  • He said he saw a bandoleer, which held 12 - gauge shotgun shells, but no guns.
  • Frank will have access to 18 separate weapons, ranging from pistols and rifles to submachine guns and shotguns.
  • In our ever shrinking world, the short range qualities of shotgun pellets mean we don't need big ranges and lots of space to enjoy our sport.
  • Adapters and wads are available for most handgun and rifle calibers, and 12-gauge shotguns.
  • He reloaded his shotgun to fire the second shot, which hit Ward in the back as he tried to run away.
  • With his mate riding shotgun and in disbelief, this is a reasonable comedy about looks, with some funny gross-out moments as you view the world through Hal's rose-coloured eyes.
  • The alternative – leaving poisoned candy and loaded shotguns strewn around your property and just saying “hey, I told them damfool neighbor kids to keep off my lawn!” What Kind of Idiot? « Lean Left
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