pistol

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɪstəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɪstəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pistl)

Inflections of 'pistol' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
pistols
v 3rd person singular
pistolling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
pistoling
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
pistolled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
pistoled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
pistolled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
pistoled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)

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Synonyms:
revolver, automatic pistol, automatic, six-shooter, side arm, gat, rod , cannon, six-gun, barker, pill shooter, iron , forty-five, thirty-eight, gun , weapon , pea shooter

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