from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lightweight automatic submachine gun designed to be fired when held by one or two hands.
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- n. A lightweight submachine gun, capable of being fired with one hand
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun
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A machine pistol less than a foot long and weighing only 6.5 pounds, the Model 10 fires. 45-caliber ammunition from a 30-round magazine that fits into — and juts down from — the pistol grip.