derringer definition

  • noun:
    • A short-barreled pistol who has a large bore and is small enough to be carried in a pocket.
    • A type of very small, concealable pistol with one or two drums, but without any running system or mag.
    • a type of short-barreled pocket pistol, of large quality, frequently holding a half-ounce ball.
    • A short-barreled pistol of large caliber, really efficient at short range.
    • a pocket pistol of large caliber with a short barrel

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