express rifle


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express rifle

n.
A large-caliber rifle that fires ammunition at high velocity, used especially in hunting big game.

express rifle

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a high-velocity hunting rifle for big game shooting
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At my hip hung a long-barreled six-shooter--somehow I had been unable to find the same sensation of security in the newfangled auto-matics that had been perfected since my first departure from the outer world--and in my hand was a heavy express rifle.
Occasionally, for the larger game animals and the gigantic beasts of prey, I used my express rifle, but for the most part the revolver filled all my needs.
At the same time I stepped from behind my boul-der, drawing one of my revolvers that I might conserve the more precious ammunition of the express rifle.
Not once had his eyes rested upon her since that moment at the river's brim his hand had closed upon the rope attached to the bow of her dugout and he had believed her safely in his power again, only to be thwarted an instant later as the girl snatched up a heavy express rifle from the bottom of the craft and levelled it full at his breast.
In Numa's estimation man was a slow-witted, slow-footed creature which commanded no respect unless accompanied by the acrid odor which spelled to the monarch's sensitive nostrils the great noise and the blinding flash of an express rifle.
50-caliber break-action with the traditional lines of a big game express rifle.
For more affordable rounds, the Winchester Super-X and the Remington Express Rifle lineups offer all the popular calibers with several dollars in savings.
Lot 3202) * $56,750 - Historic Holland & Holland royal grade double barrel Nitro Express rifle.
577 Nitro double barreled Express rifle when hunting in heavy forest.
Standard sights for the Express Rifle would be the odd long-ladder rear "Sporting Leaf"-style, and is a reproduction offered by Buffalo Arms.
458 based on the Mark X; one is called the Alaskan series, the other the African Both are fashioned in the best tradition of the British express rifle.
From the cold hammer forged Krupp steel barrels to the hand-soldered express sights to the wood-to-metal fit, the Heym Express rifle is one of the finest production hunting rifles in the world.