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Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *piščalь. By surface analysis, пища́ть (piščátʹ) +‎ -аль (-alʹ). Likely a doublet of пистолет (pistolet).

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пища́ль (piščálʹf inan (genitive пища́ли, nominative plural пища́ли, genitive plural пища́лей)

  1. (music, dated) shepherd's pipe
  2. (historical) harquebus
  3. (historical) hand cannon, hand bombard

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