Pistoled
Pistol Pis"tol, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pistoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pistoling}.] [Cf. F. pistoler.] To shoot with a pistol. ``To pistol a poacher.'' --Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pistol — Pis tol, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pistoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pistoling}.] [Cf. F. pistoler.] To shoot with a pistol. To pistol a poacher. Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pistoling — Pistol Pis tol, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pistoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pistoling}.] [Cf. F. pistoler.] To shoot with a pistol. To pistol a poacher. Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pistol — pistollike, adj. /pis tl/, n., v., pistoled, pistoling or (esp. Brit.) pistolled, pistolling. n. 1. a short firearm intended to be held and fired with one hand. v.t. 2. to shoot with a pistol. [1560 70; < MF pistole < G, earlier pitschal,… …   Universalium

  • pistol — /ˈpɪstl / (say pistl) noun 1. a short firearm intended to be held and fired with one hand. –verb (t) (pistolled or, US, pistoled, pistolling or, US, pistoling) 2. Obsolete to shoot with a pistol. {French pistole pistol, from German, from C …   Australian English dictionary

  • pistol — [pis′təl] n. [Fr pistole < Ger < Czech pišt al, pistol, orig., pipe, prob. < pisk, echoic word for a whistling sound] 1. a small firearm made to be held and fired with one hand 2. such a firearm in which the chamber is part of the barrel …   English World dictionary

  • pistol — n. & v. n. 1 a small hand held firearm. 2 anything of a similar shape. v.tr. (pistolled, pistolling; US pistoled, pistoling) shoot with a pistol. Phrases and idioms: hold a pistol to a person s head coerce a person by threats. pistol grip a… …   Useful english dictionary

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