double barrelled gun

n. gun with two barrels

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • double-barrelled — BrE double barreled AmE 1.) a double barrelled gun has two places where the bullets come out 2.) BrE a double barrelled family name has two parts 3.) AmE very strong or using a lot of force ▪ a double barreled attack …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double-barrelled — (in AM, use double barreled) 1) ADJ: ADJ n A double barrelled gun has two barrels. ...a double barrelled shotgun. 2) ADJ: ADJ n A double barrelled surname has two parts which are joined by a hyphen, for example Miss J. Heydon Smith . [BRIT] 3)… …   English dictionary

  • double-barrelled — UK [ˌdʌb(ə)l ˈbærəld] / US [ˌdʌb(ə)l ˈberəld] adjective 1) a double barrelled gun has a pair of tubes that bullets come out from 2) British a double barrelled name is a family name with two parts, usually joined by a hyphen, for example Lloyd… …   English dictionary

  • double-barrelled — BrE, double barreled AmE 1 a double barrelled gun has two places where the bullets come out 2 BrE a double barrelled family name has two parts 3 AmE with two purposes: a double barreled plan 4 AmE very strong or using a lot of force: a double… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • double-barrelled — [ˌdʌbl ˈbærəld] adj 1) a double barrelled gun has a pair of tubes that bullets come out from 2) British a double barrelled name is a family name with two parts, usually joined by a HYPHEN, for example ‘Lloyd Webber …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • double-barrelled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a gun) having two barrels. 2) Brit. (of a surname) having two parts joined by a hyphen …   English terms dictionary

  • double-barrelled — /ˈdʌbəl bærəld/ (say dubuhl baruhld) adjective 1. having two barrels, as a gun. 2. serving a double purpose. 3. (of a surname) having two elements hyphenated. Also, US, double barreled …   Australian English dictionary

  • double-barrelled shotgun — noun A type of shot firing gun with two long, parallel barrels, allowing the user to fire twice in quick succession …   Wiktionary

  • double-barrelled — adjective 1》 (of a gun) having two barrels. 2》 Brit. (of a surname) having two parts joined by a hyphen …   English new terms dictionary

  • Double-barreled shotgun — Double barrel redirects here. For the song by Dave and Ansell Collins, see Double Barrel. A view of the break action of a typical side by side double barrelled shotgun, with the Anson Deeley boxlock action open and the extractor visible. The… …   Wikipedia

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