from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A firearm designed to be held and fired with one hand.
- transitive v. To shoot with such a handgun.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A handgun, typically with a chamber integrated in the barrel, a semi-automatic action and a box magazine.
- n. The mechanical component of a fuse in a bomb or torpedo responsible for firing the detonator.
- n. A creative and unpredictable jokester, a constant source of entertainment and surprises.
- n. A small boy who is bright, alert and very active.
- n. A play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the center when the ball is snapped, but closer than in a shotgun formation, with a running back a few feet behind him.
- v. To shoot (at) a target with a pistol.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The smallest firearm used, intended to be fired from one hand, -- now of many patterns, and bearing a great variety of names. See Illust. of revolver.
- transitive v. To shoot with a pistol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A firearm intended to be held in one hand when aimed and fired.
- To shoot with a pistol.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
Still, a pistol is a little on the light side for a grizzly.
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He told the crowd that he was originally inspired to write "Devil's Right Hand" - chorus: "Mama says a pistol is the devil's right hand!"
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Now when we are training the pups on pen raised birds, a fire from the pistol is the reward for the dog.
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The writer cannot say, "You know what I mean," when he mentions a laser handgun, even though he could simply use the word pistol in a western or detective story and the reader would instantly know what he meant.
But the doctors shake their heads at the word pistol-shot, though they refuse to explain themselves or to express any opinion till the wound has been probed.