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smoothbore

[smooth -bawr, -bohr] /ˈsmuðˌbɔr, -ˌboʊr/
adjective
1.
(of firearms) having a smooth, bore; not rifled.
noun
2.
a smoothbore gun.
Origin of smoothbore
1790-1800
1790-1800; smooth + bore2
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British Dictionary definitions for smoothbore

smoothbore

/ˈsmuːðˌbɔː/
noun
1.
(modifier) (of a firearm) having an unrifled bore: a smoothbore musket
2.
such a firearm
Derived Forms
smoothbored, adjective
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