Examples of pistol in a Sentence
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She was transferred to Memorial Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 1:05 p.m. Saldivar, 32 at the time, holed up in her red pickup at the scene for nine hours with a pistol to her head while police negotiated with her to surrender.
Police arrested a Camden, N.J., man on Wednesday after finding him in a Dorchester apartment with a loaded pistol and several bags of marijuana, officials said.
John Pierre Kamel was shot to death in 1997 by a 14-year-old schoolmate with a .38-caliber pistol at Conniston Middle School in West Palm Beach.
If the threat and the teacher were in close proximity, would the threat not be able to disarm the teacher and turn the pistol on them and in turn the students?
Two North Carolina men are among seven masked suspects accused of tying up and pistol-whipping homeowners in a California neighborhood in search of pot, authorities said.
Courtlin Arrington, a 17-year-old high-school senior and aspiring nurse, was fatally shot with a pistol March 7 while inside a classroom at her high school.
Police said when the men met, a physical fight broke out between the 30-year-old and Ding and Deng, who then displayed handguns and pistol-whipped the man, police said.
The other man pistol-whipped the elderly man, hitting him in the head twice.
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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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