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chokebore

[ chohk-bawr, -bohr ]
/ ˈtʃoʊkˌbɔr, -ˌboʊr /
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noun
a bore in a shotgun that narrows toward the muzzle to prevent shot from scattering too widely.
a shotgun with such a bore.
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Origin of chokebore

First recorded in 1870–75; choke + bore2
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British Dictionary definitions for chokebore

chokebore
/ (ˈtʃəʊkˌbɔː) /

noun
a shotgun bore that becomes narrower towards the muzzle so that the shot is not scattered
a shotgun having such a bore
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