colt pistol

Colt pistol

Colt pistol\ (Firearms) A self-loading or semi-automatic pistol with removable magazine in the handle holding seven cartridges. The recoil extracts and ejects the empty cartridge case, and reloads ready for another shot. Called also Browning, & Colt-Browning, pistol.
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