butt of his pistol

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  • His hand, in dropping to his side, fell upon the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Flaming Forest, by James Oliver Curwood
  • His free hand gripped the butt of his pistol as he led the way straight ahead. Cited from The Alaskan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Adam Adams got down out of sight and placed his hand on the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Mansion of Mystery, by Chester K. Steele
  • He laid a hand on the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Flying Legion, by George Allan England
  • He knocked sharply on the closed door with the butt of his pistol. Cited from Last Enemy, by Henry Beam Piper
  • Mr. Bernard was really ashamed of himself, when he found his hand on the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 39, January, 1861, by Various
  • Tucson caught it and turned slightly, letting one hand fall to his right hip, immediately above the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Tucson's hand was also wrapped around the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • His companion involuntarily gripped the butt of his pistol and faced the narrow entrance through which they had come. Cited from The Courage of Captain Plum, by James Oliver Curwood
  • He sat up, switched on the electric light by his side and gazed at the round table, his fingers clenched around the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Profiteers, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Then he walked to the door, shot back the bolt, and, with his right hand gripping the butt of his pistol, flung it wide open. Cited from The Danger Trail, by James Oliver Curwood
  • "Away, ye rascals!" he cried in a rage, laying his hand on the butt of his pistol. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 329, March 1843, Vol. 53
  • Bara Miyan's hand went to the butt of his pistol, half glimpsed under his jacket. Cited from The Flying Legion, by George Allan England
  • Then he swung round, and catching him back of the ear with the butt of his pistol, sent him sprawling senseless to the floor. Cited from High Noon, by Anonymous
  • His head had escaped the full force of the smashing blow dealt at him by Strangwise with the butt of his pistol. Cited from Okewood of the Secret Service, Valentine Williams
  • He shifted his axe and spear to his left hand and laid his right hand on the butt of his pistol, looking sternly at Dorita. Cited from Genesis, by H. Beam Piper
  • So he followed light-heartedly after the old man, his eyes and ears alert, and his right hand, by force of habit, reaching under his coat to the butt of his pistol. Cited from The Courage of Captain Plum, by James Oliver Curwood
  • A crack from the butt of his pistol rendered me remarkably quiet and docile. Cited from Arms and the Woman, by Harold MacGrath
  • Hale stopped short at the head of the steps, his right hand shot like a shaft of light to the butt of his pistol, stayed there -- and he stood astounded. Cited from The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, by John Fox,Jr
  • The Thoran captain saluted by touching his forehead, his heart, which was on the right side, and the butt of his pistol. Cited from Ministry of Disturbance, by Henry Beam Piper
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