Gats



[gat] /gæt/

noun, Older Slang.
1.
a pistol or revolver.
[gat] /gæt/
noun
1.
a passage or channel that extends inland from a shore through shoals, cliffs, etc.
/ɡæt/
verb
1.
(archaic) a past tense of get
/ɡæt/
noun
1.
(slang, mainly US) a pistol or revolver
/ɡæt/
noun
1.
a narrow channel of water
n.

“revolver,” 1904, slang shortening of Gatling (gun); by 1880, gatlin was slang for a gun of any sort.

noun

A pistol: poking his gat your way

[1904+ Underworld; probably fr Gatling gun]

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