Winchester


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Win·ches·ter 1

 (wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A city of south-central England southwest of London. The capital of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex, it was an important center of learning that attracted many religious scholars.

Win·ches·ter 2

 (wĭn′chĕs′tər, -chĭ-stər)
A trademark for a shoulder firearm.

Winchester

(ˈwɪntʃɪstə)
n
(Placename) a city in S England, administrative centre of Hampshire: a Romano-British town; Saxon capital of Wessex; 11th-century cathedral; site of Winchester College (1382), English public school. Pop: 41 420 (2001)

winchester

(ˈwɪntʃɪstə)
n
(Chemistry) (sometimes capital) a large cylindrical bottle with a narrow neck used for transporting chemicals. It contains about 2.5 litres
[after Winchester, Hampshire]

Win•ches•ter

(ˈwɪnˌtʃɛs tər, -tʃə stər)

n.
1. a city in Hampshire, in S England: cathedral; capital of the early Wessex kingdom and of medieval England. 100,500.

Winchester

While Winchester is a longtime firearms manufacturer, the term Winchester usually specifically meant a 30-30 rifle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Winchester - a city in southern England; administrative center of Hampshire
Winchester College - the oldest English public school; located in Winchester
Hampshire - a county of southern England on the English Channel
2.Winchester - a shoulder rifle
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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The castle and town of Ashby, at this time, belonged to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, who, during the period of our history, was absent in the Holy Land.
I have a kind of belief in a Winchester when there is any trouble of that sort around.
It was seen early in the morning, rushing over Winchester eastward, a line of flame high in the atmosphere.
The Copper Beeches, five miles on the far side of Winchester.
Four days later Holmes and I were again in the train, bound for Winchester to see the race for the Wessex Cup.
I can't say I know where it is, for I come from Winchester and am strange in London.
Three Winchester repeating rifles (not carbines), spare guns.
He had been to Winchester and to Oxford, and his conversation impressed the fact upon one with frequency.
I was educated at Winchester and Cambridge, which I had to leave after a time.
Burnett, he look 'm along Winchester, look 'm along cartridge, look 'm along revolver, look 'm along black powder, look 'm along dynamite--my word, he cross too much, he give you three fella year along jail.
When I landed with my trade goods, leaving my steering sweep apeak, Otoo left his stroke position and came into the stern sheets, where a Winchester lay ready to hand under a flap of canvas.
And all who had the writings came to the King, where he lay at Winchester.