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breech - portion of the barrel into which a cartridge is loaded.

bore - in simple terms the interior diameter of a gun barrel, which will vary according to the gun's design and intended use. The size of the bore is indicated by the term gauge.

broken gun - in a hinge type gun, where the barrels are dropped open and clear of the action, exposing the chambers to view.

butt - the rear of the shoulder end of the gun's stock.

comb - the side of the stock that fits against your cheek.

chamber - part of the barrel that contains the cartridge at the instant of firing.

choke - the degree of narrowing or constriction of the bore at the muzzle end of the barrel, intended to increase the effective range of the gun.
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