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pistol-whip

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The first known use of pistol-whip was circa 1930

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“Pistol-whip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pistol-whip. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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