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one-reeler

[wuhn-ree-ler] /ˈwʌnˈri lər/
noun
1.
a motion picture, especially a cartoon or comedy, of 10 to 12 minutes' duration and contained on one reel of film: popular especially in the era of silent films.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; one reel + -er1
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