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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pistol.


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  • If anything beneath the sky be real, those Sons of Freedom would have pistolled, stabbed — in some way slain — that man by coward hands and murderous violence, if he had stood among them at that time.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • Though she pistolled the man at the altar, there should be no marriage.

    Lady Anna

  • And in either case, John had little doubt that he himself would be pistolled, and nothing more ever heard of him.

    Lorna Doone

  • And I was a little scared at first, for there was sawdust enough to soak up every drop of my blood, if they had pistolled me.


  • Before they knew what was happening two were pistolled and one knocked silly by a blow from the butt of Horan's revolver.

    On Land and Sea at the Dardanelles

  • Instead of correcting himself, he made some impertinent answer, accompanied with an execrable oath, which was paid on the spot by the Captain, who pistolled him in the head, swearing before God that he would do the same to the first man who failed in respect for the Holy Sacrifice.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 59, September, 1862

  • They fought very gallantly for a few moments; but the pirates stormed their poor defence, and pistolled the cacique, losing eight men killed and ten wounded before the Indians broke.

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • Some monks who were brought in to Captain Morgan were treated in the same manner, "for he, being deaf to their Cries, commanded them to be instantly pistolled," which order was obeyed there and then.

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • And the officer strode and pistolled her surely, ashamed

    Edith Cavell

  • He pistolled himself in an armchair, and the chair is still shown, black with blood, in the master's quarters of the Abbot's Hospital.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey


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