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synonyms for pistol

  • firearm
  • gun
  • handgun
  • rod
  • forty-five
  • piece
  • six-shooter
  • Saturday night special
  • thirty-eight
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One officer hit a demonstrator and watched a pistol pop out of the rioter’s waistband.
“I DON’T TRUST THE PEOPLE ABOVE ME”: RIOT SQUAD COPS OPEN UP ABOUT DISASTROUS RESPONSE TO CAPITOL INSURRECTIONBY JOAQUIN SAPIEN AND JOSHUA KAPLANFEBRUARY 12, 2021PROPUBLICA
In a statement, police said Narumanchi was armed with a pistol and what appeared to be a shotgun, and was carrying two duffel bags.
TERMINALLY ILL DOCTOR KILLED PEDIATRICIAN AND HIMSELF AFTER HOURS-LONG HOSTAGE STANDOFF IN AUSTIN, POLICE SAYANDREA SALCEDO, DEREK HAWKINSJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One man, for instance, was arrested and accused of carrying a pistol on the Capitol grounds.
RIOTERS WANTED TO ‘CAPTURE AND ASSASSINATE’ LAWMAKERS, PROSECUTORS SAY. A NOTE LEFT BY THE ‘QANON SHAMAN’ IS EVIDENCE.TEO ARMUSJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Coffman had an apparent license to carry a pistol in Alabama, prosecutors said.
FIRST INDICTMENT IN CAPITOL RIOT CHARGES ALA. MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY BROUGHT MOLOTOV COCKTAILSSPENCER HSU, SHAYNA JACOBSJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Prosecutors charged the youth with carrying a pistol without a license, possession of a firearm without registration and possession of ammunition without a license.
TEEN CHARGED IN FOURTH OF JULY FATAL SHOOTING FACES LESSER CHARGES IN ANOTHER CASEKEITH L. ALEXANDERDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Like Fortnite, Warzone drops groups of two to four players into a large map with only a pistol.
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After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
The next moment a pistol was fired at their head, and a deep groan shewed it had taken too true an aim.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As you are doubtless aware, between civilians the small-sword, the rapier and the pistol are what are usually employed.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Yes; hes my boy, replied Sikes, looking hard at Oliver, and putting his hand abstractedly into the pocket where the pistol was.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PISTOL

  • cheap handgun
  • firearm
  • handgun
  • pistol
  • revolver
  • rod
  • six-shooter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.