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automatic pistol

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′pis·təl]
(ordnance)
A pistol able to operate as an automatic weapon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A Browning automatic handgun and Webley revolver were found in gamekeeper Tom McKellar's loft.
Police refused to disclose details of the conversation but when Mr Wilson returned to the door he was shot three times with what is thought to be a small automatic handgun.
Police today launched an investigation into how the replica automatic handgun - designed to fire blanks but with a home-made conversion to allow for live bullets - came to be dumped in the hedge of a family house in Cherrybrook Way, Bell Green.
What on earth possessed Brooklyn Beckham to pose during a photo session holding an automatic handgun (Mirror, Sept 2)?
Miller added: "We are not certain at this time, but it appears the suspect had an automatic handgun and a shotgun, that he was utilising the automatic handgun in quick succession.
The automatic handgun was discovered by council workers in Seabank Road 10 days after the shooting, just a mile from the Wilson's three-storey Victorian house.
They searched his car and found a Webley automatic handgun. Police also searched his house where they found ammunition hidden in a compact disc player and cannabis resin.
Among the weapons they would be handling are the SAS favourite, the Browning 9mm automatic handgun and the 9mm Glock automatic which is often carried by police.
State police commissioner Jeffrey Miller said, 'Officers had to break windows to get into the school - by then, three young girls and the gunman were dead.' Roberts walked into the one-room West Nickel Mines Amish School with a shotgun and automatic handgun. See page 9
The robber, armed with an automatic handgun, struck at the walkway between Central Six retail park and Spencer Avenue, in Earlsdon.
Football-mad Saadi Gaddafi's entourage had already been found witha a sub-machine gun, a revolver, an automatic handgun, ammo and a knife at Singapore's Changi Airport.
Assistant State's Attorney Jim Scaliatine said Dalcollo was holding a stolen and loaded pink-and-black .380 automatic handgun when he ordered the woman to drive to a Glendale Heights bank and withdraw $300.

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