Very-pistol meaning

vĕr'ē, vîr'ē
A pistol used for firing colored signal flares.
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A single-shot breech-loading snub-nosed flare gun.
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Origin of very-pistol

  • After Edward Wilson Very (1847–1910), American naval officer
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Named after Edward W Very, a 19th-century US naval officer.
    From Wiktionary