from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A repeating pistol; a pistol which has a magazine containing a number of cartridges which are fed automatically into the chamber so that all of them may be fired in rapid succession.
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And Captain Arnutt bit hard on one end of his mustache as he thanked the woman, mounted again, and galloped off after Dick and Jan. As he rode, the captain turned back the flap of his magazine-pistol holster; but the precaution was not needed.
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