M-1 rifle


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M-1 rifle

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a semiautomatic .30 calibre rifle: the basic infantry weapon of the US Army in World War II and the Korean War. Also called: Garand rifle
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Noun1.M-1 rifle - a semiautomatic rifleM-1 rifle - a semiautomatic rifle    
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
semiautomatic firearm - an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger
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1957--The M-14 rifle replaces the M-1 rifle in May.
We learned the tools of our new job spending hours on the rifle range learning to be proficient with the Garand M-1 rifle.
I've had an M-1 rifle aimed at me on several occasions.
Marine Corps uniform, featuring a camouflage-covered helmet, web belt, hand phone set, backpack radio, M-1 rifle, dog tags, shirt, pants, and boots.