single-shot pistol

noun

Definition of single-shot pistol

: a pistol that can be loaded with only one cartridge at a time and that is used chiefly in target practice — compare automatic pistol

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“Single-shot pistol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/single-shot%20pistol. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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