Colt pistol


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Colt pistol (Firearms) A self-loading or semi-automatic pistol with removable magazine in the handle holding seven cartridges. The recoil extracts and ejects the empty cartridge case, and reloads ready for another shot. Called also Browning pistol Colt-Browning pistol automatic pistol and automatic.
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In literature:

Hillyard had taken a large.38 Colt automatic pistol from his pocket.
"The Summons" by A.E.W. Mason
Will take the Colt 1860 or any other Army type percussion revolver, or the 1842 or 1836 Model single-shot pistol.
"A Catalogue of Early Pennsylvania and Other Firearms and Edged Weapons at "Restless Oaks"" by Henry W. Shoemaker
Sanford, Colt, Marshall, and I patronised the pistol-gallery every day, nor did we abstain from mint-juleps.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
I also enclose one Colt automatic pistol and cartridges, the only one I could get in the middle of the night.
"The Mystery of the Green Ray" by William Le Queux
Colt, automatic pistol, 49.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
Besides these were two brace of Colt's revolving pistols.
"Out on the Pampas" by G. A. Henty
The most valuable capture was of army Colt's pistols, of which a large supply was obtained.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
He is willin' ter part with his Colt for th' same money an' another old fashioned pistol.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
Martian spear-guns and antiquated jet-pistols; a Derringer, a Colt .44, a blowpipe from an unknown Pacific island.
"The Giants From Outer Space" by Geoff St. Reynard
The military corps first armed with Colt's pistols was the regiment of Texan Rangers.
"Osceola the Seminole" by Mayne Reid

In news:

The overall winner will also receive a Colt.45 pistol from Colt, one of the primary sponsors of the event.
Wild holsters his Colt 1873 Peacemaker pistol and saunters out to subdue the Evil Roy Gang lurking near the barn.
This is a single-action-only pistol, much like Colt 's famous 1911, with a Commander-style hammer and manual thumb safety.
Nine individuals have been charged with selling AK-47s, Mac 11s, Tech 9s, PS-90s, MPA-10s, Colt AR-15s, Bushmaster.223s and a host of stolen pistols and illegal shotguns.