machine pistol


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machine pistol

n.
A lightweight automatic submachine gun designed to be fired when held by one or two hands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.machine pistol - a fully automatic pistolmachine pistol - a fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun
submachine gun - machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm
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DEADLY MAC-10 machine pistols capable of firing 20 rounds a second are for sale on Scotland's streets.
Courier Steven Greenwood, 51, of Russell Road, Southport was on his way to deliver the machine pistol to Joseph Seiga, 67, of Greensbridge Lane and Philip Jameson, 30, of Thomas Drive, both in Prescot, when he was arrested.
38 revolver, a homemade caliber-22 semi-automatic machine pistol, an improvised pen gun, and assorted ammunition.
FIVE men appeared in court after police recovered a machine pistol from a car travelling on the M57.
The joint police-military team reportedly an M16 rifle, an Ingram machine pistol and a short firearm from the village chiefs.
DETECTIVES were given more time to question six people over the seizure of a machine pistol from a car on a Merseyside motorway.
A machine pistol made by one man was the murder weapon used in a Limerick killing two years ago, the Old Bailey heard.
SEVEN people were arrested after a machine pistol, silencer and ammunition were seized from a car.
Letisha Shakespeare, 17, and Charlene Ellis, 18, were each hit three times in a volley of fire from a Mach 10 machine pistol.
He said among the seized firearms are three M-60 machine guns, seven M-14 rifles, 13 M-16 rifles, nine Garand rifles, three baby Armalites, a carbine, two Bushmaster rifles, an Ultimax light machine gun, an M-16 with M203 grenade launcher, a rocket-propelled grenade, a Galil machine pistol, an AK-200 assault rifle, 11 shotguns, two 9-mm pistols, eight .
Gardai also found a number of firearms and ammunition including a Scorpion machine pistol and nine rounds of ammunition and three magazine clips for it, a 9mm semi-automatic pistol and a magazine, and two air pistols with pellet balls.
His father Clifford, who kept an Uzi machine pistol, is believed to exert influence on the gang from jail, coaching them on how to respond to police questions.

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