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  • n. A person, especially a soldier, armed with a pistol

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who uses a pistol.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who fires or uses a pistol; a soldier armed with a pistol, especially a German reiter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone armed with a pistol (especially a soldier so armed)


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