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small-bore

[smawl-bawr, -bohr]
adjective
  1. of, noting, or relating to a .22-caliber firearm.
  2. insular or parochial in scope, attitude, etc.: small-bore officials.
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Origin of small-bore

First recorded in 1895–1900
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small-bore

adjective
  1. (of a firearm) having a small bore, especially one of less than .22 calibre
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