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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pis·tol /ˈpɪstḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pis·tol n.  The smallest firearm used, intended to be fired from one hand, -- now of many patterns, and bearing a great variety of names. See Illust. of Revolver.
 Pistol carbine, a firearm with a removable but-piece, and thus capable of being used either as a pistol or a carbine.
 Pistol pipe Metal., a pipe in which the blast for a furnace is heated, resembling a pistol in form.
 Pistol shot. (a) The discharge of a pistol. (b) The distance to which a pistol can propel a ball.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pis·tol, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pistoled p. pr. & vb. n. Pistoling.]  To shoot with a pistol. “To pistol a poacher.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a firearm that is held and fired with one hand [syn: handgun,
           side arm, shooting iron]
      [also: pistolling, pistolled]