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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A German semiautomatic pistol introduced before World War I and widely used by German troops in World War II.

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  • n. A German semiautomatic pistol used by their troops in both World Wars

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Originally a trademark.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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