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Meaning of PISTOL

Pronunciation:  'pistl

Matching Terms:  pistol grip, pistol shrimp, pistolade, pistole, pistoleer, pistolet, pistol-whip, piston, piston chamber, piston corer, piston ring, piston rod

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[IBM] A tool that makes it all too easy for you to shoot yourself in the foot. "Unix "rm *" makes such a nice pistol!"

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