Scarcely an instant elapsed before he was beside the squire, and presented a petronel at his head.
Nay, weep not, good Sin; my petronel is in as good possibility as he.
Repressing the exclamation that rose to his lips, he drew a petronel from his belt, and waited till the person addressed him.
petronel, pet′ro-nel, n. a large horse-pistol: a small carbine.
It was, it struck me, from a petronel, or some small piece of ordnance such as merchantmen carried in those days.
He sprang up, striking the table with the palm of his hand until it sounded like the shot of a petronel.
“We will resist them to the last,” said Guy Fawkes, drawing a petronel.
My master, Sir petronel Flash, recommends his love to you, and will instantly visit you.
Catesby replied by drawing a petronel, and firing it in the supposed direction of the speaker.
“Your own is not worth half the sum,” rejoined Catesby; and levelling the petronel, he shot him dead.