horse-pistol horse-pistol

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  • In contrast to this anachronistic, horse-pistol threat, Harry Truman, who usually manages to be cheerfully confident of the hope of peace, was in a pessimistic mood that was rare .
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