Sextus tells us that in ancient times it applied to an extractor of arrows, sagittarum extractor.
The gun now has two live cartridges in it—both in the extractor.
The brass shell flirted over his shoulder by the extractor, struck Count Bantis face.
"It was the extractor that made me suspicious," she finished.
This places a cartridge above the breech ready to be seized by the extractor.
It's the most astounding thing I ever—My dear lady, an extractor is used to get the hooks out of fish.
Close the extractor around the piston-rod and insert the locking-pin.
There is only one loading piston, one spring striker, and one extractor for all the barrels.
Turn the extractor to the left, with pressure on the packing, until the needles are firmly engaged in the packing.
Most likely these extracts were printed from my printed paper; if not the extractor was a good copier.
extractor ex·trac·tor (ĭk-strāk'tər)
An instrument used for drawing or pulling out any natural part or a foreign body.