Definitions

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  • n. A small pistol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small pistol.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small pistol.
  • n. A pistole.

Etymologies

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French

Examples

  • They paused accordingly and sat down, the pedlar cautiously using for a seat the box which contained his treasures, and not concealing from his companion that he wore under his cloak a pistolet hanging at his belt in case of need.

    The Monastery

  • He rose before the dawn, and went for a swim more than a mile away -- got to the academy at six -- worked till eight -- breakfasted on a little roll called a pistolet, and a cup of coffee; then the academy again from nine till twelve -- when dinner, the cheapest he had ever known, but not the worst.

    The Martian

  • a seat the box which contained his treasures, and not concealing from his companion that he wore under his cloak a pistolet hanging at his belt in case of need.

    The Monastery

  • The reason that they carried little pistolets again, it has to be lightweight, this is space pistolet, the reason was because when they come down, it's not a water landing like we had with the U.S. space program.

    'Packing For Mars' And The Weightless Life

  • And then Jean finds un pistolet... dans une baguette de pain... a gun in a loaf of bread.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • En fait apres la piqure ca fait mal une bonne demie heure comme un piercing a l'oreille au pistolet mais plus fort!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • We have set up a tir au pistolet in the rooms, which are long enough (opened) to give twenty-two paces, and we have brought up some foils.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • It was the question I placed before my mind as I stirred my cup of coffee with a half-pistolet (we never had spoons), Pelet meantime being seated opposite, his pallid face looking as knowing and more haggard than usual, his blue eye turned, now sternly on his boys and ushers, and now graciously on me.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Cap guns and translation/Le pistolet à amorces et ...

    Winter Solstice Party \Party du solstice d'hiver

  • Cap guns and translation/Le pistolet à amorces et la traduction

    Archive 2006-12-01

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