beretta

[buh-ret-uh]
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noun


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Contemporary Examples of beretta

  • But when the cops tracked down the friend, they discovered the gun Naposki gave him was a .380 caliber pistol, not a Beretta.

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    NFL Star's Love-Triangle Murder

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    June 19, 2011

  • He purchased the Beretta four months before the slaying but loaned it to a friend, he told the police.

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Historical Examples of beretta


Word Origin and History for beretta

Beretta

n.

Italian firearms manufacturer, business attested from 1520s, founded by gunsmith Bartolomeo Beretta (1498-1565) of Lombardy.

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