Definition of 'pistol'
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Example sentences containing 'pistol'
Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
One gave his pistol to a small child and made him point it at his parents.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Any paramilitary training taking place appears to involve groups of friends practising with pistols and automatic rifles.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At his feet a silver automatic pistol lay on the floor beside a cup of cold coffee and a piled ash tray.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2007) The Sun (2011)
He was carrying a pistol, very casually.A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The two had faced off, each backed by a posse armed with pistols and automatic rifles.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Until then they would still carry pistols, discreetly hidden in an attempt to avoid overtly flouting the gun ban.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
When he produced an automatic pistol and began shooting, some youths fled towards the sea hoping to swim to safety.The Sun (2011)
Sales of pistols, stun guns and pepper sprays have soared as women arm themselves against a rising tide of violence against them.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It also emerged that the killer dropped his automatic pistol at the scene, possibly in a struggle with one of his victims.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006) The Sun (2012)
The victim was approached by two men, one armed with a semi-automatic pistol.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
IF gun bans good idea there no gun deaths Shooting after the pistol We need to guns and on criminals health issues.The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'pistol'
British English: pistol /ˈpɪstl/ NOUN
A pistol is a small gun.
A pistol is a small gun.
- Arabic: مُسَدَس
- Brazilian Portuguese: pistola
- Chinese: 手枪
- Croatian: pištolj
- Czech: pistole
- Danish: pistol
- Dutch: pistool
- European Spanish: revólver
- Finnish: pistooli
- French: pistolet
- German: Pistole
- Greek: πιστόλι
- Italian: pistola
- Japanese: ピストル
- Korean: 권총
- Norwegian: pistol
- Polish: pistolet
- Portuguese: pistola
- Romanian: pistol pistoale
- Russian: пистолет
- Spanish: revólver
- Swedish: pistol
- Thai: ปืน
- Turkish: kısa kabzalı tabanca
- Ukrainian: пістоль
- Vietnamese: súng lục
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