Very pistol

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Ver·y pistol

 (vĕr′ē, vîr′ē)
A pistol used for firing colored signal flares.

[After Edward Wilson Very (1847-1910), American naval officer.]
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Noun1.Very pistol - a pistol for firing Very-light flaresVery 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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