horse-pistol


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Synonyms for horse-pistol

a large pistol (usually in a holster) formerly carried by horsemen

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And it was blim, blam, blim, six times an' twice over, with his two big horse-pistols, an' the house perforated like a cullender.
Great horse-pistols, too, were found, which would go off with a bang like a cannon.