Verey pistol


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Noun1.Verey pistol - a pistol for firing Very-light flaresVerey pistol - a pistol for firing Very-light flares
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
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Mister Mastronardi (I never knew him as "Ed" until much later) had achieved fame, and a Military Cross for a stubborn defensive action that included his engaging the Chinese with a captured "burp" gun and a Verey pistol.
Vivid memories include a teenage sailor with a Verey pistol firing scores of coloured flares into the air and lighting up our city.
With unreliable valve radios and the absence of radar, Control was in the hands of the duty officer who would emerge from the tower armed with an Aldis Lamp and a Verey Pistol.