Part of speech: noun

A repeating firearm.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which repeats; a watch that can be made to strike the last hour; a repeating firearm; a voter who repeats his vote.

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Usage examples "repeater":

  1. I hope it isn't a repeater. - "Whispering Wires", Henry Leverage.
  2. " Gentlemen," said Mr. Jaggers, deliberately putting down the glass, and hauling out his gold repeater by its massive chain, " I am exceedingly sorry to announce that it's half past nine." - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
  3. What makes it a repeater? - "Mr. Midshipman Easy", Captain Frederick Marryat.