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single-shot

[sing-guh l-shot] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈʃɒt/
adjective
1.
(of a firearm) requiring loading before each shot; not having or using a cartridge magazine.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • Once, for example, they sent a prototype of what they claimed was a single-shot weapon.

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