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pistol grip

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Definition of pistol grip in English:

noun

A handle shaped like the butt of a pistol.
Example sentences
  • The shotgun stand-alone version is converted from the attachable version by adding a pistol grip and a butt stock.
  • On the range and in the field, the combination of the pistol grip and forward assist handle worked just fine.
  • One is located just behind the pistol grip and the other is all the way at the butt.

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