pistol grip


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pistol grip

n.
1.
a. The grip of a pistol, shaped to fit the hand.
b. A similar grip sometimes used on a submachine gun or other firearm.
2. A grip used on certain tools, such as a saw, shaped to fit the hand.
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pistol grip

n
a. a handle shaped like the butt of a pistol
b. (as modifier): a pistol-grip camera.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pistol grip - a handle (as of a gun or saw) shaped like the butt of a pistol
gunstock, stock - the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
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