sho-sho gun n.
(US Und.) a machine gun.
|Eve. Star (Wash., DC) 15 Oct. 17/6: There fell to Scotty the chance to lie down with his beloved ‘sho-sho’ gun.|
|(con. 1914–18) Three Lights from a Match 95: He had only about forty men, three machine guns, no auto or ‘shosho’ rifles.|
|Little Caesar (1932) 245: He ordered three sho-sho guns [...] These automatic rifles, as formidable as machine guns, were concealed in special cases.|
|(con. 1917) Brooklyn Dly Eagle 11 Nov. 2/5: A whole battalion of machine and sho sho guns spitting.|
|Detroit Free Press (MI) 29 Nov. 51/4: They had stored [...] many grease-packed Hotchkiss machine guns, ‘sho-sho’ tommy guns and some small arms.|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 207: sho-sho A machine gun.|
|DAUL 193/2: Sho-Sho. A machine gun.et al.|