Pistoles vs Pistoled - What's the difference?

pistoles | pistoled |

As a noun pistoles

is .

As a verb pistoled is





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  • (pistol)

  • pistol



    (en noun)
  • A handgun, (typically) with a chamber integrated in the barrel, a semi-automatic action and a box magazine.
  • The mechanical component of a fuse in a bomb or torpedo responsible for firing the detonator.
  • A creative and unpredictable jokester, a constant source of entertainment and surprises.
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  • * February 2012 , Thomas Pugsley, Denial (episode) in :
  • KENT NELSON —Until my wife Inza convinced me there was more to life. Ah, she was a real pistol , that Inza.
  • * 2012 , Jimmy Correa, How My Prank Stories in ‘You Tube’ Made Me an Overnight Sensation , iUniverse, page 102:
  • She features so many dance tunes and is a pistol with her sharp an witty remarks.
  • (Southern US) A small boy who is bright, alert and very active.
  • (American football) A play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the center when the ball is snapped, but closer than in a shotgun formation, with a running back a few feet behind him.
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  • Usage notes

    Shooters normally differentiate between a pistol and a revolver, which is named after its rotating chamber; however, in common usage, the word (term) is also imprecisely used to refer to any type of handgun.

    Derived terms

    * machine pistol * muff pistol * pistol carbine * pistoleer * pistol grip * pistol pipe * pistol-whip * starting pistol * Very pistol


    (en verb)
  • To shoot (at) a target with a pistol.
  • See also

    * derringer * pistole * gat * rod


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