from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To beat with a pistol.
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- v. To strike or beat someone with a pistol, especially with its butt.
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- v. beat with a pistol
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The officer failed only because he was out of ammunition, but then proceeded to pistol-whip Waldorf mercilessly.
Badass as usual, Beckett ends it to pistol-whip the goon.
He then proceeds to pistol-whip another toddler for some candy.
The true evil of the world was insidious in its smallness, the petty, pointless meanness that would pistol-whip a grandmother or badger a crying child.
The other two policemen stood chain-smoking by the door, while Rapp stood at the front desk and did his best to look nervous as hell, which was no easy thing considering the fact that he really wanted to kick down the door and pistol-whip the double-dealing police chief.
He had apparently coerced one of his employees to pistol-whip a wealthy attorney, Richard Crake, whom Goldfarb contended owed him $100,000.
That's the contention of federal agents, who Tuesday night arrested a four-person team whose leader supposedly said they were willing to kill, torture or pistol-whip guards at a rival dealer's house to steal a load of cocaine.
As a result of this new status, perhaps young Latinos wandering around stores will no longer be tailed by suspicious proprietors who assume that any group of Hispanics are there to empty the cash register and pistol-whip the owner.
Sanford will someday look back upon this period and suffer a catharsis, that moment of recognition where he'll want to pistol-whip himself.
Perez had already unholstered his pistol, but instead of aiming it, he was bringing it down to pistol-whip Tyler.