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sawed off

slang Very disgruntled, angry, or outraged. Sometimes hyphenated. John was pretty sawed off when he found out that someone else had been given the promotion instead of him. There's no point in getting sawed-off over a bad grade on your exam. Just study harder next time!
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sawed-off

mod. short of stature. Tom called Mike a sawed-off little runt.
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Rodriguez sold a sawed-off shotgun to an undercover Massachusetts State Police trooper, who was posing as a gun buyer.
Rodriguez said that hardware was added to the barrel of the sawed-off rifle, because when fired the gun's shortened barrel became too hot to hold, according to Mr.
Fabricated from chipboard and painted white, the humble, Nauman-like structure consisted of a couple of sawed-off swinging doors reminiscent of those on bathroom stalls or changing rooms.
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Rebollo are charged with kidnapping, eight counts of armed robbery, attempting to commit a crime, seven counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun and carjacking.
on January 15th, a masked youth armed with a sawed-off shotgun entered Allyanna's Pizzeria in Savannah, Georgia.
Cox, 20, of 10 Lucian St., Apt.2, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery, armed carjacking and kidnapping, three counts of using a firearm during commission of a felony, and three counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun, according to Detective Sgt.
The men allegedly committed numerous robberies while armed with a sawed-off double barrel shotgun and a pellet gun, and were often masked.
Wednesday, two men with a sawed-off shotgun robbed the Cumberland Farms store at 216 Worcester Road, Grafton.
Both wore red bandanas and used a sawed-off shotgun and another firearm.
Bjork, 18, both of 120 Southgate St., third floor, were charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, drug violation within a school zone (Canterbury Street School), conspiracy to violate controlled substance laws, two counts of possession of a sawed-off shotgun, two counts of improper storage of a firearm, and two counts of possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.
Police also found two sawed-off shotguns, and two semi-automatic shotguns with their serial numbers defaced, Mr.