automatic pistol

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Noun1.automatic pistol - a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is releasedautomatic pistol - a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
automatic firearm, automatic gun, automatic weapon - a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
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About his middle was strapped a belt, which carried a large-calibred automatic pistol and several spare clips, loaded and ready for quick work.
To complete his costume, a floppy felt hat, distinctly Rembrandtish in effect, perched half on his head and mostly over one ear; a sixpenny, white cotton undershirt covered his torso; and from a belt about his middle dangled a tobacco pouch, a sheath-knife, filled clips of cartridges, and a huge automatic pistol in a leather holster.
In a holster at his hip, for instant use, cocked and with the safety on, was a large-caliber automatic pistol.
I had plenty of ammunition, an automatic pistol and a heavy rifle--the latter one of twenty added to our equipment on the strength of Bowen's description of the huge beasts of prey which ravaged Caspak.
Meanwhile, French officials said two explosive vests and an automatic pistol were found in Saint-Denis, Paris, where ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in a raid.
357 Smith and Wessen Magnum revolver and a 9mm semi automatic pistol.
The leftist urban guerrillas, who kidnapped him and killed his five guards on March 16, riddled his body with shots from an automatic pistol around dawn yesterday morning, according to first reports from an autopsy.
45 automatic pistol used in two attacks in which three soldiers of north African and Caribbean origin were murdered in the region last week.
In September West Midlands Police released photos of guns they had recovered, including a Mac-10 automatic pistol, similar to one used to kill teenage partygoers Letisha Shakespeare and Charlene Ellis in New Year 2005.
In 1911 the automatic pistol changed the face of firearms history, with a gun known as the 1911 offering something every different in the way of fast, small, versatile shooting.
In September, police released photographs of a cache of guns seized from the streets which included a Mac-10 automatic pistol, similar to one used to kill innocent teenage party goers Letisha Shakespeare and Charlene Ellis.
There, inside some safes, were the drugs, a sawn-off shotgun, an automatic pistol which had been converted from a starting pistol, and ammunition to fit both.

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