[ noun ] (arms) a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
Used in print(George Harmon Coxe, Error of Judgement....)
Even before his mind had rounded_out the idea , he thrust one hand into his trousers pocket and pulled_out the six slugs he had taken from the revolver .(Gene Caesar, Rifle for Rent....)
He 'd mounted_up immediately and raced with a revolver ready toward the spot from which he 'd estimated the shot had come .(Jay Williams, The Forger....)
I did book_jackets and covers for paperback reprints : naked girls huddling in corners of dingy furnished rooms while at the doorway , daring the cops to take him , is the guy in shirt_sleeves clutching a revolver .