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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel.

Usage examples (32)
  • She was holding a derringer, and her aim was steady.
  • So instead, a 12ga derringer with an 8 ceramic barrel.
  • He had no knife, but there was a derringer in his pocket.
  • Call quickly knelt behind Dan Suggs and got the derringer. for more
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