pistol whip


[pis-tl-hwip, -wip]
verb (used with object), pistol-whipped, pistol-whipping.
to beat or hit (someone) repeatedly with a pistol, especially in the head and shoulder area.

1940–45, Americanism

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vb , -whips, -whipping, -whipped
(tr) to beat or strike with a pistol barrel

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