Pistol

Falstaff's lieutenant or ancient; a bully, but a coward, a rogue, and always poor. (Shakespeare: 1 and 2 Henry IV.; Merry Wives of Windsor.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Pistol from Fact Monster:

  • small arms - small arms small arms, firearmsdesigned primarily to be carried and fired by one person and, ...
  • Pete Maravich - Pete Maravich Born: June 27, 1947 Basketball NCAA scoring leader 3 times at LSU (1968-70); averaged ...
  • pistol - pistol: pistol: see small arms.
  • Shooting - Shooting Event Small-Bore Rifle (Prone) Willy Rögeberg, NOR 300 Ralf Berzseny, HUN 296 ...
  • Johnny Rotten - Johnny Rotten (John Lydon) musician, singer, songwriter Born: 1/31/1956 Birthplace: England Rotten ...

Related Content