air pistol

noun

Definition of air pistol

: a pistol that uses compressed air to propel shot or a slug

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First Known Use of air pistol

circa 1780, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air pistol was circa 1780

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“Air pistol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20pistol. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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