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Definitions of revolver

  1. a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. A repeating firearm. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. That which revolves: a firearm which, by means of revolving barrels, can fire more than once without reloading. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Firearm with revolving chambers or barrels. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. One who or that which revolves. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. A firearm which, by means of revolving barrels or a revolving breach, can be fired several times without reloading. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A pistol having several chambers to one barrel, each containing a separate charge, and which can be dicharged in rapid succession by giving the barrel a slight revolving motion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for revolver

  1. You have got a revolver in your hand- the hand behind your back. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. Have you a revolver by the way?" – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
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