Definition of Pistolets

1. pistolet [n] - See also: pistolet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pistolets

pistol-whip
pistol-whipping
pistol grip
pistol grips
pistol shrimp
pistolade
pistolades
pistole
pistoled
pistoleer
pistoleers
pistolero
pistoleros
pistoles
pistolet
pistolets (current term)
pistolier
pistoliers
pistoling
pistolled
pistolling
pistols
pistols at dawn
piston
piston chamber
piston engine
piston engines
piston pulse
piston ring
piston rings

Literary usage of Pistolets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1908)
"... with a pair of pistolets to slay him, and, when he saw the supplicant, he presented them at him, but was prevented by the persons present from shooting ..."

2. State Papers Relating to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada, Anno 1588 by John Knox Laughton, Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1894)
"Carried aboard to my Lord Admiral, by his Lordship's commandment, the 23rd of August 1588, three thousand pistolets. FRA. DRAKE. C. HOWARD. ..."

3. A Key to the Exercises in Ollendorff's New Method of Learning to Read, Write by Heinrich Gottfried Ollendorff (1851)
"Avez-vous mes jolis pistolets ou ceux de mes frères ? Je n'ai ni les vôtres ni ceux de vos frères ; mais les miens.—Qui a ces clous-ci ou ceux-là ? ..."

4. Album du cours de métallurgie professé a L'école centrale des arts et by Samson Jordan (1875)
"Appareil à air chaud a pistolets. Cet appareil, dérivé aussi de l'ancien appareil ... Ce système, dit à pistolets, à cause de la forme recourbée des tuyaux ..."

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