Examples of pistol in a Sentence
a real pistol, she dances rings around the other performers
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One of those persons was reportedly pistol-whipped, terrorized and robbed.
Four suspects accused of pistol-whipping a victim and firing a gun inside of an apartment during a home invasion robbery in June have been arrested by law enforcement, Precinct 4 tweeted.
During a search of the area where the men ran from the crash, a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol was found in a yard close to where Betsinger was taken into custody, police said.
South Miami police say Hovan, 32, pistol-whipped the woman before taking off with her jewelry and Mercedes Benz.
The gun, a derringer pistol, fell out onto the floor and went off, sending a bullet into the ceiling near the Sakkio Japan restaurant.
Davis, 70, told police from a hospital bed on Sunday that two men pistol-whipped him after McDowell hugged him.
According to the ongoing investigation, 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins parked his car at Great Mills High School at 7:50 a.m., armed with his father’s legally owned 9 mm Glock pistol.
Trident officials said the shooting range will only make up a third of their business and will be geared toward pistols rather than rifles.
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PISTOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pistol for English Language Learners
: a small gun made to be aimed and fired with one hand
: a person who has a lot of energy and spirit
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