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cap pistol

noun
1.
a toy gun using caps to imitate the sound of a real pistol.
Also called cap gun.
Origin of cap pistol
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism
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  • He was simply yet appropriately equipped with a cap-pistol, and two bananas for provender while crossing the wilderness.

    The Believing Years Edmund Lester Pearson

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