pea rifle

noun

a small rifle

Nearby words

  1. pea coal,
  2. pea coat,
  3. pea crab,
  4. pea green,
  5. pea jacket,
  6. pea soup,
  7. pea tree,
  8. pea weevil,
  9. pea-brain,
  10. pea-souper

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Examples from the Web for pea rifle

  • It was not until he had left and returned again with a pea-rifle and a violin that Frederick recognised the brave private, Bulke.

    Atlantis|Gerhart Hauptmann
  • They are, however, now seldom used except for rook-shooting; and even there the pea-rifle has almost entirely superseded them.

    How to Fence|Aaron A. Warford