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.22

or twenty-two

[twen-tee-too, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈtu, ˈtwʌn-/
noun, plural .22s, .22's.
1.
a rifle or pistol using a cartridge .22 inch in diameter and of varying length.
2.
the cartridge itself.
Origin of .22
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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