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pea rifle

noun
  1. a small rifle
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Historical Examples

  • They are, however, now seldom used except for rook-shooting; and even there the pea-rifle has almost entirely superseded them.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

  • 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