saturday night special

Saturday-night special

[sat-er-dey-nahyt, -dee-]
noun Informal.
a cheap, small-caliber handgun that is easily obtainable and concealable.

Origin:
1965–70

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Saturday night special
 
n
informal (US) a small handgun that is cheap and easy to buy

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