Definitions

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  • n. a large pistol (usually in a holster) formerly carried by horsemen

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Examples

  • So Mr. James Thistlethwaite strolled over to the counter and the rays of an oil lamp, the butt of a horse pistol protruding from each greatcoat pocket.

    Morgan’s Run

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