Pocket pistol


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a pistol to be carried in the pocket.

See also: Pocket

References in classic literature ?
The man with the dagger thrust back the weapon into his bosom, and drew forth a pocket pistol, but not of that kind which kills by a single discharge.
Sometimes, when at leisure, he amused himself all day in the woods with a pocket pistol, firing salutes to himself at regular intervals as he walked.
I had the piece of water dragged by moonlight, in presence of a couple of our men, and the pocket pistol was brought up before it had been there half-a-dozen hours.
The next thing he demanded was one of the hollow iron pillars; by which he meant my pocket pistols.
And if you don't own a pocket pistol yet but are in the market for one, find one that fits your hand.
The pocket pistol, which is believed to have been made in the late 1860s, is being examined by Huddersfield University's Arms and Armour Research Institute.
25 semi-automatic vest pocket pistol is estimated at 10,000-15,000 dollars.
38 calibre Colt model 1903 semi-automatic pocket pistol in a tiny metal case based on an authentic Faberge original design.
The Birmingham-made Mabson and Labron flint lock pocket pistol measures only five inches long but it is expected to generate huge interest at auction later this mont h because it has an intriguing history.
Externally, it closely resembles the Beretta M1935, another small and easily concealed pocket pistol.
The weapon is commonly known as a pocket pistol or waistcoat pistol and sometimes is referred to as a 'ladies gun' because of its small size.
The weapon is commonly known as a pocket pistol or waistcoat pistol, and sometimes is referred to as a 'ladies gun' because of its small size.