Very pistol

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Very pistol a pistol for firing Very-light flares
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Usage

In literature:

B. Fairchilds was very seriously wounded by an accidental discharge of his own pistol before starting.
"Reminiscences of Two Years in the United States Navy" by John M. Batten
Suppose, on this very moor which we were now crossing, a highwayman rode up and popped a pistol in at the window.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
They came up with me very boldly within Pistol-shot.
"Great Pirate Stories" by Various
Hetty was very pale as she stood in front of him with the pistol still in her hand.
"The Cattle-Baron's Daughter" by Harold Bindloss
A loaded pistol is a very dangerous thing to have about the house.
"What's-His-Name" by George Barr McCutcheon
Their surrender was unconditional, and they thought it very hard to give up their swords and pistols.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
In his hand was the Very pistol for discharging the flares.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
You had spent all your money at Christmas, and very likely burst your pistol, anyway.
"A Boy's Town" by W. D. Howells
She was very pale and held a pistol in her hand, but her voice was calm.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
We had not gone very far before the Englishman unbuttoned his overcoat and produced what is technically called a 'pocket pistol.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 2, August, 1863" by Various
At the very edge of the landing the man turned and faced me, pointing a second pistol.
"The Bright Face of Danger" by Robert Neilson Stephens
Three of his men were wounded with pistol shots, one of them very seriously.
"Through Russian Snows" by G. A Henty
It was as though he was very sad he had not found a pistol or an automatic on either of them.
"Dave Dawson at Dunkirk" by Robert Sydney Bowen
He ventured within Pistol shot of their cannon, and soon beat them from thence, and battered ye Town very much.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine
The pistol was giving him fine support for it was very evident that Hallo did not mean to take chances.
"Under Fire For Servia" by Colonel James Fiske
I'm very nervous and if I get excited this pistol might go off.
"The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship" by Margaret Burnham
Besides, is a shout or a pistol-shot such a very unusual thing at the Louvre?
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
She was very white, and the hand that held the still smoking little pistol was trembling.
"The Princess Galva" by David Whitelaw
This time he went armed with an automatic pistol and a very grim purpose.
"The Law of Hemlock Mountain" by Hugh Lundsford
At the same moment there was the crack, not loud, of a pistol discharged very near.
"Jupiter Lights" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
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In news:

All you have to do is head to Tishomingo, Okla. Where the CMA award-winning vocalist is opening her very own lifestyle and general merchandise store, The Pink Pistol.
The XD pistols from Springfield Armory have proven to be high quality, reliable, shootable and durable contenders in the very competitive polymer-frame autopistol market.
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In science:

Let σ = ℓ−1(f ) be the permutation whose inversion table isf , it is easily verified (cf. ) that p is an alternating pistol on [2n] if and only if σ is an alternating permutation [2n + 1].
A q-analog of the Seidel generation of Genocchi numbers
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