PISTOL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pistol
Definition:
n. the smallest firearm used, intended to be fired from one hand
Example:
This one kept pointing the pistol at the man's head on the floor.
Sentence in Classic:
When I returned with the pistol the table had been cleared, and Holmes was engaged in his favourite occupation of scraping upon his violin.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Seizing my pistol, I was rushing out, when my wife threw her arms round me and held me with convulsive strength.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then in there I see a man stretched on the floor and tied hand and foot, and two men standing over him, and one of them had a dim lantern in his hand, and the other one had a pistol.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
Alexey Alexandrovitch could not without horror contemplate the idea of a pistol aimed at himself, and had never made use of any weapon in his life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He seized his pistol and, instead of firing it, flung it at the Frenchman and ran with all his might toward the bushes.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If he were now to leave Moscow like everyone else, his flight from home, the peasant coat, the pistol, and his announcement to the Rostovs that he would remain in Moscow would all become not merely meaningless but contemptible and ridiculous, and to this Pierre was very sensitive.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The leader turned to them and gave a word at which every man of the gypsy party drew what weapon he carried, knife or pistol, and held himself in readiness to attack.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Bazarov moved slowly forward, and Pavel Petrovitch, his left hand thrust in his pocket, walked towards him, gradually raising the muzzle of his pistol.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
I was anxious and watchful, while my right hand grasped a pistol which was hidden in my bosom; every sound terrified me, but I resolved that I would sell my life dearly and not shrink from the conflict until my own life or that of my adversary was extinguished.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Between the saber and the pistol was a daguerreotype of Charles himself, very stiff and proud in his gray uniform, his great brown eyes shining out of the frame and a shy smile on his lips.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context