Definition of Pistols

1. Noun. (plural of pistol) ¹



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Definition of Pistols

1. pistol [v] - See also: pistol

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pistols

pistolades
pistole
pistoled
pistoleer
pistoleers
pistolero
pistoleros
pistoles
pistolet
pistolets
pistolier
pistoliers
pistoling
pistolled
pistolling
pistols (current term)
pistols at dawn
piston
piston chamber
piston engine
piston engines
piston pulse
piston ring
piston rings
piston rod
piston rods
pistonlike
pistons
pistou
pistous

Literary usage of Pistols

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"No, 1 did not know where they were. se any pistols out of it ?—Webbe. ... What kind of pistols were they the prisoner nl brass barrels. ..."

2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Single-barrelled carbines, of same construction. Several pairs of pistols, in cases, with barrels of cast- steel. gun highly chased. ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"my pistols from my pocket, cocked them, and held one in either hand, my eye still fixed upon his. We stood opposite to each other, the small table only ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Did not see any pikes or pistols on either occasion. Could hear distinctly all that was said ; nothing was said about overthrowing the government, ..."

5. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"Terry knew of a pair of dueling pistols, supposed to be of French make, which belonged to Joseph R. Beard. They had been used in duels before and were or ..."

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